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Exhaled breath of infected people can spread COVID-19

[ad_1] COVID-19 can be spread from asymptomatic people who are infected by small aerosol droplets in their exhaled breath. Most studies of exhaled airflow have focused on coughing or sneezing, which can send aerosols over long distances. However, talking in close proximity to each other is also risky as the …

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Large-scale antibody testing could reduce the scale of the COVID-19 pandemic

[ad_1] Research from Queen’s University Belfast suggests that large-scale antibody testing could reduce social activity and therefore contagion of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Throughout the pandemic, most people act without knowing their state of health, which naturally affects their desire for social distancing. Recent research suggests that this uncertainty may be quite …

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Phase 1 clinical trial shows promising results for monoclonal antibodies against MERS coronavirus

[ad_1] A randomized, placebo-controlled phase 1 clinical trial of two monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) to the coronavirus responsible for Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) found that they were well tolerated and generally safe when used. given simultaneously to healthy adults. The experimental mAbs, REGN3048 and REGN3051, target the peak protein of …

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COVID-19: Is It Time for Optimism?

[ad_1] How optimistic should we be that the end of the pandemic is really, finally in sight? Some experts see a serious chance for a return to some sort of normalcy within a matter of weeks. Others may wish it was true, but think we will still be living with …

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SARS-CoV-2 mutations allow clinical monoclonal antibodies to escape

[ad_1] The LY-CoV555 and LY-CoV016 monoclonal antibodies are administered as a cocktail for the treatment and prevention of COVID-19. They target the receptor binding domain (RBD) of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) spike protein with high specificity, potentially neutralizing the virus. They have been shown to reduce …

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What the people who lived it want you to know

[ad_1] Blood clots can seem like a problem for older people or those who don’t get up a lot and move around a little. But potentially fatal clots that form in the deep veins of your body can happen to anyone. Even young and active people can get deep vein …

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