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Rapid antigen tests for COVID-19 running out ahead of holidays

https://naturalnews.com/2021-12-21-tests-covid-running-out-ahead-of-holidays.html

Ten of the 15 home tests available there are manufactured in China, and experts have warned that the rapid antigen tests can provide people with a false sense of security. ... Rapid antigen tests have become the must-have item of the season in Australia and elsewhere as people test themselves ahead of holiday parties and gatherings. "...

FDA admits that covid-19 antigen tests DO NOT detect Omicron, yet labs routinely commit fraud to push "casedemic" hysteria

https://naturalnews.com/2022-01-02-fda-admits-covid19-antigen-tests-dont-detect-omicron.html

The FDA recently admitted that the new rapid covid-19 antigen tests do not properly detect a sequence named “omicron.” ... The FDA reported on the NIH findings, stating “early data suggests that antigen tests do detect the Omicron variant but may have reduced sensitivity.” "...

Louisiana cautions against rapid coronavirus tests due to erroneous results

https://naturalnews.com/2020-11-20-louisiana-cautions-against-rapid-coronavirus-tests-due-to-erroneous-results.html

Louisiana, other states question rapid antigen tests Lousiana’s latest guidance brings the issues with tests to the fore. ... Speed and low cost make rapid antigen tests attractive, but inaccuracy casts doubts What makes antigen tests attractive, especially for large-scale use, is their speed and low cost. "...

Australia insists on using FALSE coronavirus tests that cost $1 billion in tax money

https://naturalnews.com/2021-07-28-australia-insists-false-coronavirus-tests-1-billion.html

The expensive PCR tests led to renewed calls for Canberra and state governments to explore the use of rapid antigen tests in tandem with the more expensive counterpart. Advocates said running PCR tests alongside rapid antigen tests can quickly identify potential COVID-19 carriers. "...

Evidence emerges that COVID tests are faulty. FDA and CDC admit as much

https://naturalnews.com/2020-12-02-evidence-emerges-that-covid-tests-are-faulty.html

Concerns about the effectiveness of COVID tests extend beyond rapid antigen testing. ... The FDA likewise blamed the method of PCR tests when health workers in Vermont discovered that only about 6% of positive results from a sample of antigen tests were affirmed subsequently by PCR. "...

Biden's plan to flood America with a billion COVID-19 tests expected to put even more pressure on collapsing supply chain

https://naturalnews.com/2022-02-08-biden-promises-billion-covid-tests-for-americans.html

Assuming that the rapid antigen tests are effective at accurately spotting COVID-19, Singer pointed out that focused testing would be a more effective way of deploying rapid tests. ... FDA admits that covid-19 antigen tests DO NOT detect Omicron, yet labs routinely commit fraud to push “casedemic” hysteria . "...

Airlines looking to implement broad coronavirus testing for passengers to keep industry alive

https://naturalnews.com/2020-10-05-airlines-implement-broad-coronavirus-testing.html

On a recent media call, International Air Transport Association head Alexandre de Juniac said that adopting rapid antigen tests would reduce the need for quarantines that are “killing” the market. ... The tests would cost as little as $10, could be carried out without professional medical training by employees and would produce a result in 15 minutes with 97 percent sensitivity. "...

After mounting evidence, FDA, CDC now admit that coronavirus tests are faulty

https://naturalnews.com/2020-12-02-coronavirus-tests-faulty-mounting-evidence.html

It stated that antigen tests “are not 100% accurate ,” conceding that false positive and false negative results may occur. ... The CDC’s concerns over the accuracy of coronavirus testing extend beyond the rapid antigen test. "...

Study: Taxpayers are spending millions on "free" COVID tests

https://naturalnews.com/2022-06-15-taxpayers-spend-millions-on-free-covid-tests.html

Bai, whose previous work showed some private labs charged as much as $14,750 for tests, stated that labs that process large volumes of tests can do so for less than $20 a test. ... The Department of Defense held a bidding and announced in mid-January that three companies were awarded contracts totaling nearly $2 billion for 380 million over-the-counter antigen tests , to be delivered by March 14. "...

Speed over accuracy: Public health experts lean towards fast results for COVID-19 testing, abandoning accuracy

https://naturalnews.com/2020-09-10-public-health-experts-fast-results-coronavirus-test.html

Chan School of Public Health, said that antigen tests are better at identifying cases with huge viral loads – which meant that antigen tests will likely find highly infectious individuals upon testing. ... FDA regulations require that rapid tests should be as accurate as rt-PCR diagnostic tests, permitting antigen tests with a sensitivity rating of 80 percent or better. "...

SCIENCE FAIL: Review finds rapid coronavirus test kits miss 42% of asymptomatic cases and are prone to false-positive results

https://naturalnews.com/2021-03-29-coronavirus-rapid-test-kits-miss-asymptomatic-cases.html

The researchers behind the review examined earlier studies mostly coming from the U.S. and Europe that scrutinized the accuracy of rapid antigen tests. ... “Our review showed that some antigen tests may be useful in healthcare settings where [COVID-19] is suspected in people with symptoms,” she said. "...

CDC shortens recommended isolation time for asymptomatic COVID patients

https://naturalnews.com/2022-01-04-cdc-shortens-isolation-for-asymptomatic-covid-patients.html

Ashish Jha, the dean of the Brown University School of Public Health, said that five days of isolation and two negative antigen tests should be enough to end the isolation period. ... There are others who say that antigen tests are not foolproof . Antigen tests behave differently and each brand works slightly differently and has different “limits of detection,” meaning they vary in the amount of virus present before it can be detected. "...

World Health Organization stops recommending widespread testing of asymptomatic coronavirus cases

https://naturalnews.com/2021-07-07-who-stops-recommending-testing-asymptomatic-coronavirus-cases.html

Antigen tests are immunoassays that can detect if you have an active coronavirus infection within 15 to 30 minutes. The tests are also less sensitive than a PCR test. The WHO noted that antigen tests are “sensitive only for detection of patients with a high viral load,” like cycle threshold (Ct) values [of approximately] 25 to 30. "...

Federal law prohibits mandates of emergency use COVID vaccines, tests, masks — 3 resources you can use to inform your school or employer

https://naturalnews.com/2021-05-23-federal-law-prohibits-mandates-of-emergency-use-covid-vaccines.html

All COVID vaccines, COVID PCR and antigen tests , and masks are merely EUA-authorized, not approved or licensed, by the federal government. ... Any entity or organization that requires EUA COVID-19 vaccinations, COVID-19 tests or masks are in violation of federal law, and will likely face lawsuits if they don’t allow exemptions or alternatives.” "...

Sweden ends massive COVID testing scheme – even on symptomatic cases

https://naturalnews.com/2022-02-11-sweden-ends-massive-covid-pcr-testing-scheme.html

While COVID-19 antigen tests are available throughout the Scandinavian country, their results are not reported to Swedish health authorities. ... Sources include: WND.com APNews.com YouTube.com Brighteon.com Previous :4 US states sue Google for illegal location tracking Next : Doctor who discovered omicron: I was instructed NOT TO REVEAL it’s mild - More news on antigen test Sweden ends massive COVID testing scheme – even on symptomatic cases Biden’s plan to flood America ...

How the mighty (cancer screening tests) have fallen

https://naturalnews.com/034165_cancer_screening_tests.html

Three of the most widely used screening tests in medicine have taken a hit lately and been cast into disfavor or abandoned. The Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) test has been condemned as useless in saving lives and accused of leading to unnecessary surgical interventions. "...

Biden tests positive for COVID despite getting FOUR doses of the clot shot

https://naturalnews.com/2022-07-22-biden-covid-positive-despite-four-vaccine-doses.html

“[Biden] will continue to carry out all of his duties fully … and work in isolation until he tests negative. Once he tests negative, he will return to in-person work.” According to Jean-Pierre, Biden returned a negative COVID-19 test result on July 19, two days before he contracted the pathogen. "...

Coca Cola tests COVID-19 positive in Austrian parliament

https://naturalnews.com/2020-12-16-cocacola-tests-covid19-positive-in-australian-parliament.html

After demonstrating a positive result, Schnedlitz goes on to slam the tests as a waste of taxpayer resources. ... The corona mass tests are worthless! This was also shown by a simple experiment in parliament, in which a cola had a positive result! "...

Another screening fraud exposed: PSA tests do more harm than good

https://naturalnews.com/030877_PSA_screening.html

Doctors screen for prostate cancer by measuring levels of the prostate specific antigen (PSA), a marker of prostate inflammation. ... This strategy works well for aggressive cancers with reliable screening tests, such as cervical cancer. "...

Biden's 'test to treat' plan a windfall for Pfizer, Merck — but bad for patients, doctors say

https://naturalnews.com/2022-03-07-bidens-test-to-treat-plan-a-windfall-for-pfizer.html

The Defender in January published an in-depth analysis of the repercussions of the widespread use of rapid antigen tests. ... STANDARD Q COVID-19 Ag Home Test - Flowflex SARS-CoV-2 Antigen Rapid Test (Self-Testing) “The FDA is concerned about the risk of false results when using” those tests, the agency said. "...