Growing protests in Orange County over stay home orders raises enforcement questions

University of California, Irvine epidemiologist Andrew Noymer said antibody tests are crucial for lifting the stay-home orders. Antibody tests are blood examinations that show if a person has had the virus and allows researchers to track what percentage of the population has already had it, along with immunity levels. “My modest proposal is to do free antibody testing for everyone in the general public, including retests within a reasonable time frame,” Noymer said in an interview. “The thing is if you give people the knowledge, at least they can make their own informed decisions.”