The CDC us dropping PCR tests from its Covid end-of-isolation guidelines because they can stay positive for up to 12 weeks. Antigen tests are not recommended at the end of quarantine either. People who test positive for Covid-19, yet have no symptoms, can now leave isolation after five days instead of ten.
Unfortunately, both Pfizer’s and Merck’s antiviral drugs can cause life-threatening reactions with other drugs such as widely used medications like statins, blood thinners and some antidepressants. The Merck drug hasn’t even been approved because the experts are worried about potential side effects.
Fauci said that children who are hospitalized are automatically tested for COVID and are counted as a COVID-hospitalized if the test is positive, even when they are admitted for an unrelated injury or illness. He admitted that children are over counted when hospitalized with COVID, as opposed to because of COVID.