Are COVID-19 Tests Accurate?

Why your test result for COVID-19 might mean a lot or nothing much at all

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Ultimately, it’s all about testing Source: Pexels
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Pictured: Blood. Pretty obvious, that Source: Pexels

Testing Troubles

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I’ll give you a moment to think. Source: Pexels
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I’m surprised too, Mr. Stock Photo Man. Source: Pexels

Coronavirus Calamities

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Pictured: Both false AND positive. I predict a low specificity. Source: Pexels

What Does This Mean To You?

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Pictured: Lovely. Source: Pexels

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