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Blood tests will determine who has had coronavirus — and may be immune

Blood tests that determine who’s had the coronavirus — and may have developed immunity to it — could help decide who’s ready to return to work. One being developed at Stanford University may be released as soon as this week. In addition to identifying who may be immune to the virus, the antibody test could be used to help treat newly infected patients by using the blood of those who had the virus to fight the new infection.