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Covid: Antibody tests offered to public for first time
22/08/2021 05:10 PM | Click to read full article
Antibody tests are to be widely offered to the UK public for the first time in a new programme that aims to find out more about how much natural protection people have after getting coronavirus.The government scheme will offer tests to thousands of adults each day.
UK Health Security Agency is to run the programme and will work alongside NHS test and trace services in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland to use results to monitor levels of antibodies in positive cases.