A Cape Cod COVID Outbreak Shows The Delta Variant May Be Even More Infectious Than We Thought

The CDC’s about-face recommendation this week that vaccinated people in high-risk areas should resume wearing masks in indoor public spaces was spurred by new data that showed that even vaccinated people infected with the Delta variant can spread it, the agency said Friday. The data analyzed a large outbreak of COVID-19 cases among vaccinated beachgoers in Cape Cod, Massachusetts,…

Few rapid antigen Covid-19 tests meet WHO standards

A new large scale international review of rapid Covid-19 tests finds that few of them meet the World Health Organization’s minimum acceptable performance standards. There are two kinds of rapid tests – molecular tests, including PCR, which are considered to be the gold standard of molecular diagnostics; and rapid antigen tests, which detect proteins of the virus.…

Covid y Empresas

Salut instruye a las empresas sobre cómo hacer tests a sus empleados.   Las compañías deben pagarse las pruebas y notificar los casos que den positivo https://www.lavanguardia.com/vida/20210109/6175970/salut-instruye-empresas-sobre-como-tests-empleados.html

Aislar rápido y cortar contagios

Título LA CRISIS DEL CORONAVIRUS Cómo los test de antígenos están cambiando la pandemia Estas pruebas se están convirtiendo en un arma clave en la segunda ola y ya se usan como análisis de referencia en hospitales y primaria. Son lo bastante sensibles para detectar personas contagiosas Una persona contagiada de covid-19 pasa por una fase…