Very interesting article about some of the dodgy test results in the UK. Especially concerning is that this involves the 'gold standard' PCR tests and not the recently introduced rapid tests.
DR TOM JEFFERSON: One family tells me how their mother caught Covid-19 in hospital in October but continues to test positive, causing problems for her treatment for cancer.www.dailymail.co.uk
And that's all half of us here are posting about each day, every dayInstead, we should approach each case from every angle, as we were taught at medical school.
Where appropriate we should carry out tests, but only in the context of symptoms, the date they first emerged, a history of recent contacts and any pre-existing medical conditions.
Human bodies are not machines, after all. We’re far more complex.
I believe that Britain’s new-found testing mania is a retreat from properly conducted clinical medicine as well as from common sense. And that we are witnessing a triumph of herd thinking – an expensive one at that.