Pharmaceutical Industry Reaping Billions of Dollars in Profits from Coronavirus Tests
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, public health officials have urged widespread testing for the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that is associated with COVID-19 disease. The two types of coronavirus tests used for diagnosis are laboratory tests and rapid tests, which can either be an antigen test or a Nucleic Acid Amplification Test […]
The COVID Shots. Are They Really Saving Us?
The number of people in the United States, who are testing positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus or are being counted as coronavirus cases, as well as hospitalizations and deaths attributed to COVID-19 symptoms, has been steadily declining since the end of April 2021. According to a CNBS analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University, as of […]
Understanding PCR Tests for Coronavirus
Opinion | From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the clarion call has been to test, test and test some more. However, right from the start, serious questions arose about the tests being used to diagnose this infection, and questions have only multiplied since then. Positive reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests have been […]