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Study finds that tiny antibodies from llamas can potentially treat COVID-19

The nanobodies, which bind tightly to the SARS-CoV-2 virus, neutralising it in cell culture, could provide a cheaper and easier to use alternative to human antibodies

Published on 22nd September 2021
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AI helps identify drugs that can kill SARS-CoV-2 in cells 

The team validated the candidate compounds in several types of cells, including stem-cell derived human lung cells in an effort to mimic SARS-CoV2 infection of the respiratory tract

Published on 20th August 2021
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New COVID vaccine mimics virus shape to provide robust antibody response: Study

Most protein-based vaccines train the immune system to recognise the RBD, a portion of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, which the virus uses to enter and infect human cells

Published on 13th August 2021
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Common COVID antibiotic no more effective than placebo, finds a new study

The study included 263 participants who all tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 within seven days before entering the study

Published on 17th July 2021
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COVID-19: Risk of severe illness, death in children very low, UK study finds

The risk of death from SARS-CoV-2 is extremely low in children but it increases the likelihood of serious illness in the most vulnerable young people

Published on 9th July 2021
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Study suggests the need to monitor vaccine escaping variants 

It  also highlights the need to plan the next steps in the COVID-19 vaccine development by understanding the link between clinical protection and measured immunity against SARS-CoV-2 infection

Published on 24th June 2021
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People infected with Alpha, Beta variants of COVID-19 more likely to be asymptomatic: John Hopkins study

The emergence and higher transmission of the evolving variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, has been concerning

Published on 20th June 2021
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New study says COVID cases were detected in the US earlier than previously reported

They detected antibodies against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that caused COVID-19, using two different serology tests in nine participants' samples

Published on 17th June 2021
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New AI model could help predict viruses that are likely to spread from animals to humans

Nearly all viruses use glycans as their first contact with our cells in the process of infection, including our current menace SARS-CoV-2

Published on 16th June 2021
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Green tea may help you fight COVID-19. Here's how

A compound found in green tea called gallocatechin may help in the development of a drug that can combat the SARS-CoV-2

Published on 5th June 2021
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Both Pfizer, Moderna vaccines work on the B.1.617 COVID strain first identified in India, says US Study

The study shows that the newly identified SARS-CoV-2 variants identified in India are neutralised well by antibodies in individuals vaccinated with both vaccines

Published on 19th May 2021
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How did COVID-19 originate? Scientists call for investigation 

The team of researchers lauded the efforts of scientists in understanding SARS-CoV-2 -- its transmission, pathogenesis, and mitigation by vaccines, therapeutics, and non-pharmaceutical interventions

Published on 14th May 2021
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Getting a dental procedure done won't increase your risk of contracting COVID, suggest study

Even when low levels of the SARS-CoV-2 virus were detected in the saliva of asymptomatic patients, the aerosols generated during their procedures showed no signs of the Coronavirus

Published on 14th May 2021
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People living with HIV have a higher risk of getting sick with or die from COVID, research finds

The study led by Pennsylvania State University researchers found that people living with HIV had a 24 per cent higher risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection

Published on 12th May 2021
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Scientists develop coronavirus protocols to spot mutants and new variants faster

The global consortium provides working protocols that will allow laboratories around the world to work quickly and reproducibly on SARS-CoV-2 proteins

Published on 10th May 2021

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