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How a COVID false positive happens

On a quiet Brisbane street stands one of the most important buildings in Queensland’s defence against COVID-19. Microbiologists, scientists, sample collectors, data entry personnel and clinicians are all part of the machine at Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology at Bowen Hills, processing thousands of COVID-19 tests a day. As fears of community transmission ripple through the state,… Read More »

Health department says England counting anyone who died after testing positive for coronavirus as related death

England is counting anyone who has died there and had a coronavirus test come back positive at any point as a coronavirus death, Public Health England announced Friday. This comes after the British government ordered a review of how daily coronavirus death figures in England are tallied after some claimed that the figures were inflated.… Read More »