SARS-CoV-2 antibodies persist in the body for months after infection. "This research… has armed us with the knowledge that lasting immunity is a reality."
Oct. 15, 2020 • ~7 min
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A new synthetic antibody may prevent the coronavirus from causing infection by blocking attachment to a key enzyme. It shows promise in a study with mice.
June 24, 2020 • ~4 min
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When interpreting COVID-19 antibody tests, caution is key. Here, experts explain the best way to use the tests and why false positives are so concerning.
May 29, 2020 • ~6 min
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Nearly all people hospitalized with COVID-19 develop antibodies against the virus within six days of testing positive, new research indicates.
May 21, 2020 • ~6 min
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The antibody S309, first identified in a blood sample from a recovered SARS patient, inhibits the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, researchers report.
May 21, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new HIV vaccine shows promise in monkeys for longer-term protection. The work could also help in finding a coronavirus vaccine.
May 13, 2020 • ~8 min
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Antibody tests offer a way to find out if we've been exposed to the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. But what are antibodies? An expert explains.
May 12, 2020 • ~13 min
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Winter the llama is an unlikely ally in the search for an effective COVID-19 treatment. The latest advance is a synthetic antibody.
April 30, 2020 • ~9 min
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Using microchip technology boosts the accuracy of antibody testing of patients recovered from COVID-19. That would help find convalescent plasma donors.
April 28, 2020 • ~4 min
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