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Massachusetts’ study reveals COVID-19 is more wide spread than previously thought — more good news

A small study conducted by Mass General hospital in Chelsea, MA, discovered that a third of the people tested showed antibodies for COVID-19. This meant they once had the virus, and successfully fought it off. Believe it or not this is actually good news, because it indicates the virus is not as dangerous as many believe. About 80% of the people who come down with COVID-19 show minimal or no symptoms meaning they didn’t get sick enough to seek medical attention. In fact, testing on the US aircraft carrier, the USS Theodore Roosevelt, found that 60% of the crew members who showed positive for virus had no symptoms at all — in other words they did not even get sick. READ: 60% of coronavirus-infected sailors from the USS Theodore Roosevelt showed no symptoms In the Mass General study, medical staff took to a street of Chelsea where 200 people volunteered samples of blood that were quickly tested for antibodies. They found that 64 (30%) tested positive for the virus antibodies. This meant they had the …