Before Thanksgiving, New York and Boston saw lines for COVID-19 tests that stretched for blocks and had hourslong waits.

But not everyone is clamoring for a test. 

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Numerous users on social media have claimed that coronavirus tests are inaccurate and ineffective and encouraged their followers not to take or trust them.

"A positive test for COVID-19 only means you have antibodies for the flu and/or the common cold," reads a post on Instagram. "DONT TAKE THE TEST!"

"Stop testing yourselves!!! If you've had a cold (coronavirus) you will test positive for COVID 19. If you've had the flu. You will test positive for COVID. If you've been vaccinated for influenza, you will test positive for COVID," reads a post on Facebook.

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