Several days ago, specifically last Saturday, January 8, the Twitter user @Blas_de_Lezox he would open an antigen test in the middle to see what was inside. When verifying that there was a test strip inside the plastic box that makes up the test, this user published a photograph of the open test on his Twitter account denouncing its simplicity: “Super plastic technology for mentally indigenous people.”
After reaching this conclusion, his tweet was filled with the most witty responses in which the Twitter community has shown him what is really behind an antigen test and other everyday products. While some claim that inside an ATM there is a person in charge of ensuring that the money reaches its destination, others have shown how a series of little dolls really do the task.
Have you opened a predictor? There is a man there counting sperm.
And the drug tests? There is a miniyonki in there!
– North and South (@nordisud) January 9, 2022
Wow, I thought that inside there was a Ryzen 5 with 32GB of RAM and an RTX 3090. What a disappointment.
— TheXaviBDN (@TheXaviBDN) January 8, 2022
Isn’t there a mini scientist and his microscope inside? What a disappointment …
– Inés Perado 🇪🇸🇪🇺🏳️🌈 (@AhUmnae) January 8, 2022
Wow, a sad antibody-soaked test strip. I was expecting a quantum supercomputer.
— Manolo Morphologist (@MorfoManolo) January 9, 2022
User responds to criticism
Stefan Lanka was the only molecular biologist who managed to isolate a supposed virus, it turns out that a test strip is capable of distinguishing between the unicorn COVID and the flu, 4 million entries and thousands of covilovers expert in reagents and molecular biology insulting !! https://t.co/YVrsvhxoBW
— BlasdeLezox (@Blas_de_Lezox) January 10, 2022
Several days after this controversial tweet, the creator of it has published a new one responding to all those who have criticized him: “Stefan Lanka was the only molecular biologist who managed to isolate a suspected virus, it turns out that a test strip is able to distinguish between the unicorn COVID and the flu, 4 million entries and thousands of covilovers reagent and molecular biology experts swearing! “
“If they raised their heads our ancestors would call us cowards“, that’s the biographical phrase that the Twitter user has @Blas_de_Lezox on his profile, who is known on this social network for being a COVID-19 denier.
Regulation of the price of antigen tests
The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, has announced in Day by day with Àngels Barceló the regulation of the price of antigen tests and the purchase of doses of antivirals against COVID. “The Government of Esaña is going to make a purchase of the COVID antivirals that Pfizer is making. Spain will buy 344,000 doses in the month of January,” said the president during the SER interview and has assured that “Back to school is safe “, the day that 8 million students return to the classroom.
The Spanish Agency for Medicines and Health Products (AEMPS) has requested the cessation of marketing and withdrawal from the market of an antigen test for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 manufactured by the Chinese pharmaceutical company Genrui Biotech “due to a possible increase in results of false positives “. The Agency has initiated an investigation into this product and “as a precautionary measure, it has required distributors in Spain to voluntarily cease marketing and withdraw the product from the market” that Until now, it was distributed in five companies (in Madrid capital, Getafe, Barcelona, Seville and Asturias).
George Holan is chief editor at Plainsmen Post and has articles published in many notable publications in the last decade.