Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York will roll out antibody testing in ‘aggressive way’ this week
On Tuesday, April 14, 2020, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gave his daily press briefing amidst the coronavirus crisis currently devastating the state.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday that the state plans to roll out antibody testing this week to determine who has been infected with Covid-19, conducting the “largest survey of any state population that has been done.”
Cuomo said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the state’s antibody test, which is designed to detect whether a person has developed the antibodies to fight Covid-19 and indicates they may be immune against the disease, and said the state will conduct “thousands” of tests this week.
“We’ll take thousands of tests, antibody tests, over this next week all across the state to give us a real snapshot, a real baseline, of …continued .
[Source: CNBC News]