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May possibly 27, 2020 — Welcome to Impression Factor, your weekly dose of commentary on a new medical examine. I’m Dr F. Perry Wilson at the Yale Faculty of Medication.

This week, my Twitter feed is filling up with converse about antibody screening.

Would not it be awesome to have a simple blood take a look at and know that you are immune to the coronavirus? How liberating would it be to wander into the grocery shop with your facial area mask—which you are donning out of sheer politeness—hiding a self-content grin. For