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May well 27, 2020 — Welcome to Impact Component, your weekly dose of commentary on a new professional medical analyze. I’m Dr F. Perry Wilson at the Yale College of Drugs.

This 7 days, my Twitter feed is filling up with speak about antibody tests.

Wouldn’t it be pleasant to have a straightforward blood check and know that you are immune to the coronavirus? How liberating would it be to wander into the grocery retail store with your face mask—which you are sporting out of sheer politeness—hiding a self-content grin. For you, the