Coronavirus tests 'may be picking up traces of dead virus'  Sky NewsView Full coverage on Google News
Experts from Oxford University's Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine say the widely-used PCR test will result in false positives.Experts from Oxford University's Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine say the widely-used PCR test will result in false positives.

Coronavirus tests 'may be picking up traces of dead virus' | UK News | Sky News

New research has discovered that coronavirus tests may be finding traces of dead virus cells from weeks-old infections, resulting in false positives that inflate the scale of the pandemic.New research has discovered that coronavirus tests may be finding traces of dead virus cells from weeks-old infections, resulting in false positives that inflate the scale of the pandemic.

Covid-19 tests may be detecting DEAD virus cells, giving ‘false positives’ and EXAGGERATING pandemic – research — RT World News

Despite coronavirus only being infectious for around a week, the tests used to diagnose the disease could still show a positive reading for weeks after a patient's illness, UK study says.Despite coronavirus only being infectious for around a week, the tests used to diagnose the disease could still show a positive reading for weeks after a patient's illness, UK study says.

Covid tests could be picking up DEAD virus cells from weeks' old infections, says study | Daily Mail Online

CORONAVIRUS tests could be picking up DEAD cells from old infections and creating “false positives” which exaggerate the extent of the pandemic, a study has found.  People who contract the virus ar…

Coronavirus tests could be picking up DEAD cells from old infections and 'false positives' exaggerating pandemic