The influenza and covid-19 viruses are very different viruses with minimal sequence homology.it was taken using the obsolete test** on an asymptomatic 62 yr old female and not a group according to this.
Instead, since 1954, virologists have taken unpurified samples from a relatively few people, often less than ten, with a similar disease. They then minimallyandrewkaufmanmd.com
here’s the proper way to isolate, characterize and demonstrate a new virus. First, one takes samples (blood, sputum, secretions) from many people (e.g. 500) with symptoms (she was asymptomatic) which are unique and specific enough to characterize an illness...
** From your link.
Hygiene at the University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf by real-time reverse transcription-PCR (RT-PCR), as described previously (
That looks like the test that was rendered obsolete referenced in my previous post. Perhaps two pages back. Because the test failed to distinguish the difference between flu and C-19.
So it sounds like you still have a difference in opinion among experts and the errors are things that i have been able to pull but it does sound reasonable to use multiple sick people and not just one 62 yr old asymptomatic female. That means she was not even sick.