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Covid19
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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]