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Children can have COVID-19 antibodies and virus in their system simultaneously

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Children can have COVID-19 antibodies and virus in their system simultaneously Children can have COVID-19 antibodies and virus in their system simultaneously Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain With many questions remaining around how children spread COVID-19, Children’s National Hospital researchers set out to improve the understanding of how long it takes …

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    In animal studies, nanoparticle treatment induces antibodies against SARS-CoV-2

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    In animal studies, nanoparticle treatment induces antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 In animal studies, nanoparticle treatment induces antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain A bioengineering technique to boost production of specific proteins could be the basis of an effective vaccine against the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, new research suggests. Scientists …

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      SARS-CoV-2 antibodies for 6 percent of frontline health care personnel

      SARS-CoV-2 antibodies for 6 percent of frontline health care personnel

      SARS-CoV-2 antibodies for 6 percent of frontline health care personnel SARS-CoV-2 antibodies for 6 percent of frontline health care personnel (HealthDay)—Six percent of health care personnel (HCP) caring for patients with COVID-19 have positive test results for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) antibodies, according to research published in …

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        Declining antibodies and immunity to COVID-19 – why the worry?

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        Declining antibodies and immunity to COVID-19 – why the worry? Declining antibodies and immunity to COVID-19 – why the worry? Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Most people are aware that testing for antibodies in a person’s blood can show if someone has had a specific disease, such as COVID-19. Those antibodies …

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          Development of serological assays to detect SARS-CoV-2 antibodies

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          Development of serological assays to detect SARS-CoV-2 antibodies Development of serological assays to detect SARS-CoV-2 antibodies Credit: CC0 Public Domain Approximately four months after the initial description of cases of atypical pneumonia in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, COVID-19 had become a major pandemic threat. By April 12, 2020, around …

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            Naturally occurring antibodies against prion proteins found in humans

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            Naturally occurring antibodies against prion proteins found in humans Naturally occurring antibodies against prion proteins found in humans This micrograph of brain tissue reveals the cytoarchitectural histopathologic changes found in bovine spongiform encephalopathy. The presence of vacuoles, i.e. microscopic “holes” in the gray matter, gives the brain of BSE-affected cows …

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              Patients taking long-term opioids produce antibodies against the drugs

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              Patients taking long-term opioids produce antibodies against the drugs Patients taking long-term opioids produce antibodies against the drugs Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain University of Wisconsin-Madison scientists have discovered that a majority of back-pain patients they tested who were taking opioid painkillers produced anti-opioid antibodies. These antibodies may contribute to some …

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                Frequently used serology test may not detect antibodies that could confirm protection against reinfection of COVID-19

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                Frequently used serology test may not detect antibodies that could confirm protection against reinfection of COVID-19 Frequently used serology test may not detect antibodies that could confirm protection against reinfection of COVID-19 This transmission electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 — also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19 — …

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                  COVID-19 Prevention Network launches two research studies evaluating monoclonal antibodies

                  COVID-19 Prevention Network launches two research studies evaluating monoclonal antibodies

                  COVID-19 Prevention Network launches two research studies evaluating monoclonal antibodies COVID-19 Prevention Network launches two research studies evaluating monoclonal antibodies The COVID-19 Prevention Network (CoVPN) today announced two Phase 3 trials to determine whether monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) can prevent SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. Credit: CoVPN The COVID-19 Prevention …

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                    Scientists look beyond antibodies in virus immunity hunt

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                    Scientists look beyond antibodies in virus immunity hunt Scientists look beyond antibodies in virus immunity hunt Credit: CC0 Public Domain Could the ghosts of your previous colds help protect you from COVID-19, even if you have never been infected by the new coronavirus spreading across the planet? Scientists are investigating …

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