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ICMR Study On COVID19 Antibodies Shows Variable Patterns: Odisha Health Services Director

The study conducted by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on COVID antibody reveals that sero prevalence may vary from state to state.

Antibody Found To Block COVID-19 Virus 100% In Experiments

San Francisco: US-based Sorrento Therapeutics has announced that an antibody has demonstrated its ability to completely block SARS-CoV-2 infection of healthy cells in preclinical laboratory experiments. SARS-CoV-2 is the virus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic. The results on Friday showed that Sorrento’s anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibody, STI-1499, completely neutralised the virus infectivity at a very low antibody […]

India received 5 lakh rapid COVID-19 testing kits from China: Health Ministry

New Delhi: India has received the much-awaited five lakh rapid COVID-19 testing kits from China and these are not meant for early diagnosis of the disease rather for monitoring whether coronavirus hotspots in India are increasing or showing a declining trend, the government said on Thursday. Addressing a daily briefing on COVID-19 situation in the […]

Antibody that can help kill cancer cells emerges

New York: Researchers have found that an antibody — originally developed for studying the autoimmune condition multiple sclerosis — can promote the immune system’s ability to fight cancer and decreases tumour growth. In a study published in the journal Science Immunology, the researchers reported that the antibody decreased tumour growth in models of melanoma (skin […]