The academic journal ‘Viruses’ published a study by de Visscher and colleagues on the prevalence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among health care workers in the Grand Hôpital in Charleroi. The presence of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 suggests that a person has previously been infected with COVID-19 or vaccinated. The investigation of 4008 serological tests confirm that health care workers are at a significantly higher risk of contracting COVID-19 than the general population. Regardless of the type of health care work, repeated contacts with at-risk patients seems to be the most important risk factor.
The full article is available via: https://www.mdpi.com/1999-4915/14/7/1535