Tag Archives: Tests

Maine hospital sees coronavirus resurgence after state visitors report positive tests

A Maine hospital saw a resurgence of coronavirus cases after months without a positive COVID-19 test after visitors to Acadia National Park learned they tested positive during a trip to the Pine Tree State. “After several months without a positive COVID-19 test result, Mount Desert Island Hospital has resulted in three new cases in the… Read More »

False-negative COVID-19 tests highlight need for testing accuracy

As communities across the U.S. have struggled to cope with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, many have focused on the lack of widespread testing as a major barrier to safely reopening the country. As progress has been made on this front, the concern has shifted to testing accuracy, predominantly with antibody tests, which are… Read More »

Canadian woman tests positive for COVID-19 eight times in 50 days

Tracy Schofield (Credit: Tracy Schofield) A Canadian woman has raised brows and concerns after testing positive for COVID-19 eight times in 7 weeks. According to Newsweek, on March 30, Tracy Schofield from Cambridge, Ontario, developed a fever, chills, and difficulty breathing. The next day she tested positive for COVID-19 and over the next two weeks… Read More »

Navajo Nation Expands COVID Tests, Keeps Lockdown

Interview: Loretta Christensen, MD, chief medical officer, Navajo Area Indian Health Service. Navajo Department of Health: “Dikos Ntsaaígíí-19 (COVID-19),” “Navajo Nation Health Command Operations Center reports 104 new COVID-19 cases, and one new death,” “Public Health Order, Navajo Department of Health, Navajo Office of Environmental Health & Protection, April 17, 2020, Public Health Emergency Order… Read More »