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“Antibody Inhaler” Could Rapidly Treat—and Prevent—COVID-19
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Coronavirus
“Antibody Inhaler” Could Rapidly Treat—and Prevent—COVID-19
Scientists have discovered a new antibody therapy that can be inhaled to provide treatment and temporary immunity to the coronavirus.
By Sarah Wells
September 21, 2020

Scientists have discovered a new antibody therapy that can be inhaled to provide treatment and temporary immunity to the coronavirus.

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Antivenom Scientists Are Using Horse Antibodies for COVID-19
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Antivenom Scientists Are Using Horse Antibodies for COVID-19
In Costa Rica, horse antibodies for COVID-19 are about to enter human trials.
September 20, 2020

In Costa Rica, horse antibodies for COVID-19 are about to enter human trials.

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Scientists Are Developing A Coronavirus Breathalyzer Test
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Scientists Are Developing A Coronavirus Breathalyzer Test
Fast, accurate, cheap, and easy to use, a coronavirus breathalyzer could be a game changer — and multiple research teams are racing to get them approved.
September 16, 2020

Fast, accurate, cheap, and easy to use, a coronavirus breathalyzer could be a game changer — and multiple research teams are racing to get them approved.

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Researchers Found Tiny COVID-19 Antibodies In An Alpaca
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Researchers Found Tiny COVID-19 Antibodies In An Alpaca
Inside an alpaca’s blood, researchers have found tiny antibodies — nanobodies — that may lead to future antiviral medications.
September 10, 2020

Inside an alpaca’s blood, researchers have found tiny antibodies — nanobodies — that may lead to future antiviral medications.

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What We Know About COVID-19 Reinfection So Far
COVID-19 Reinfection
Coronavirus
What We Know About COVID-19 Reinfection So Far
Researchers have reported four cases of COVID-19 reinfection, with patients recovering from the coronavirus and later testing positive for another strain.
September 5, 2020

Researchers have reported four cases of COVID-19 reinfection, with patients recovering from the coronavirus and later testing positive for another strain.

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Robots Are Running COVID-19 Drug Development
COVID-19 Drug Development
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Robots Are Running COVID-19 Drug Development
IBM’s new online platform, RoboRXN, combines artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and robotics to automate the COVID-19 drug development process.
September 1, 2020

IBM’s new online platform, RoboRXN, combines artificial intelligence, cloud computing, and robotics to automate the COVID-19 drug development process.

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A Patient’s Sex May Affect Their COVID-19 Immune Response
COVID-19 Immune Response
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A Patient’s Sex May Affect Their COVID-19 Immune Response
Key differences in the COVID-19 immune response of men and women could potentially explain a disparity in patient outcomes.
August 30, 2020

Key differences in the COVID-19 immune response of men and women could potentially explain a disparity in patient outcomes.

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The Social Distancing Traffic Light
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Coronavirus
The Social Distancing Traffic Light
Assessing your COVID-19 risk for everyday activities will be key to some kind of normalcy. Now, researchers want to add nuance to social distancing.
August 29, 2020

Assessing your COVID-19 risk for everyday activities will be key to some kind of normalcy. Now, researchers want to add nuance to social distancing.

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$5 COVID-19 Test Could Be a Game Changer in the U.S.
$5 COVID-19 Test
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$5 COVID-19 Test Could Be a Game Changer in the U.S.
Abbott Laboratories’ $5 COVID-19 test has secured an FDA authorization, meaning the U.S. now has access to a fast, accurate antigen test.
August 28, 2020

Abbott Laboratories’ $5 COVID-19 test has secured an FDA authorization, meaning the U.S. now has access to a fast, accurate antigen test.