Such tests for the presence or absence of immunity in the near future will go to Ukraine, said the chief sanitary doctor of Ukraine Viktor Lyashko in an interview with "NV".
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At the same time, Lyashko noted that collective immunity, formed due to illness, "is a medieval collective immunity." It should be formed by prevention.
We recently met with one private laboratory, and I asked them to join us in the study of the formed immunity of Ukrainians,
– explained Lyashko.
The chief health officer explained that thanks to these tests, it will be possible to investigate the situation with large outbreaks in settlements.
"This may be one of the options for quarantining when we allow these tests to be carried out on the presence of immunity (in the population – channel 24)," he added.
Important! In Ukraine, 3,764 cases of COVID-19 infection have already been confirmed. Unfortunately, 108 of them died from complications caused by the disease. Meanwhile, 143 people have recovered – a second PCR test showed a negative result.
How to test in Ukraine now
The state has test systems that determine the presence of coronavirus. If a person is ill, then antibodies determine only quick tests. PCR studies will not show the presence of the virus if a person has suffered an infectious disease.
In general, about a thousand people are tested daily in Ukraine. In addition, one person can be tested several times, this is necessary not only to establish a diagnosis, but also to recognize the person recovered.
Confirm recovery should be the last two tests. So, for a person who is sick and recovered, there are at least 3 PCR tests.
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