Portuguese scheduling pre-Christmas Covid tests

By TPN/Lusa, in News · 13-12-2020 12:00:00 · 2 Comments

Many people are scheduling tests for Covid-19 on the days before Christmas to be able to be with their families.

Many Portuguese are scheduling tests for Covid-19 on the days before Christmas to be able to be with their families, according to Unilabs Portugal, which for 22 December alone has 1,500 appointments confirmed.

“Since the communication [on 5 December] of the Prime Minister regarding how Christmas will be we have had a very large increase in testing requests, namely PCR tests and also antigen tests, for the 21, 22 and 23 December”, said the president of the clinical diagnosis network, Luís Menezes to Lusa News Agency.

The director-general of Health, Graça Freitas, called, in a recent press conference on covid-19, for the population to not take a test on their own initiative, and should instead wait for a request or for medical advice.

Detection tests for covid-19 (PCR) are the most sought after and do not need a medical prescription, unlike rapid, which are "clearly contraindicated" because they have very low sensitivity for asymptomatic individuals, she said, stressing that "it is important for people to be aware that the test is not an absolute certainty that they are negative”.



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Comments:

Stop spreading this fraudelent propganda!

The pcr covid tests are meaningless. But you still keep giving oxygen and promoting this faulty testing. Misleading people with these lies.

You are supporting the murder, destruction of millions of people using lockdowns and fear.
U newspaper is not journalism. Its a sham rag.
U must report findings of the independent research, even the inventor of the pcr test kit says it faulty when its amplified over x 10;

Please do the right thing, report the truth, because lockdowns is equivalent to putting millions of people into cattle wagons and transporting them to Belsen. And u are supporting this!

By Guy fawkes from USA on 14-12-2020 11:10

are all of the covid deaths in portugal phony like they are in the USA?

We have lying doctors and lying politicians running the covid scam in the USA. Who's running it over there? Costa et al.?

By rodric r reese from USA on 13-12-2020 04:41
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