The Netherlands, early April, 3%

A blood bank study yields now-familiar results

A serology study of blood bank donations in the Netherlands in early April produced the then-usual figure for antibody prevalence, 3%.

The data were revealed to the country’s House of Representatives on 16 April 2020 by Hans Zaaijer, a virologist at Sanquin, the Dutch national blood bank.

Antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 were about 3% in Dutch blood donors

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