Some experts have expressed concerns that people will rush to get “immunity passports” without understanding the limitations of antibody testing.
An antibody test is a way of seeing if a person’s immune system has responded to something.
There’s another way antibody testing might be useful, but it’s pretty far off.
In New York, the antibody testing suggests 10 times more people were infected than the testing numbers reflect.
At this point, even our contested antibody testing shows the same thing: we’re not close to herd immunity — not by a long shot.

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