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.
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"This inexpensive practice, in conjunction with social distancing and other procedures, is the most likely opportunity to stop the COVID-19 pandemic."
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Have policies aimed at avoiding COVID-19 infections worked? "I don't think any human endeavor has ever saved so many lives in such a short period of time."
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A proposed platform uses nanoparticles or magnetic levitation to spot a "fingerprint" for COVID-19 diagnosis and checking death risk.
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"Because of asymptomatic spread of the coronavirus, we're going to need a lot more testing and have public health officials actively look for cases."
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How fast does COVID-19 spread? New research may have an answer. It also shows that people can spread the virus before they feel the symptoms.
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