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Monoclonal antibodies that are effective against all COVID-19 -related viruses

In late 2019, a novel coronavirus approximately 80% similar to the virus that caused the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003 was first reported in China. This virus designated as SARS-2 (the COVID-19 virus) later swept through the globe, causing millions of infections and... click to read more

  • Wan Ni Chia | Senior Research Fellow at Duke-NUS Medical School
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Reading time 3.5 min
published on Jan 31, 2024
Can CBD help to combat COVID variants?

The COVID-19 pandemic, which produced wide-spread devastation including over one million deaths in the United States alone, is caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. COVID continues to spread across the world even in countries with high vaccination rates and especially to those who lack access to... click to read more

  • Long Nguyen | Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of Chicago
  • Marsha Rosner | Professor at University of Chicago
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Reading time 3 min
published on May 18, 2023
The Impact of SARS-CoV-2 on the Brain: It Is All in Your Head

Although severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) is associated with respiratory illness, infection can cause a variety of neurological complications. In fact, many individuals report neurological symptoms during infection in the absence of fever, cough, shortness of breath, and/or other symptoms more typical of... click to read more

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Reading time 3.5 min
published on Feb 15, 2023
Child masking prevents childcare closure during the COVID-19 pandemic

Over the last two years, multiple risk mitigation strategies have been deployed to reduce the rate of spread of SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) in congregate settings, including schools and early childcare programs. Layered strategies include: screening for COVID-19 related symptoms and/or SARS-CoV-2 testing... click to read more

  • Thomas S. Murray | Associate Professor at Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
  • Amyn A. Malik | Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Yale Institute for Global Health, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
  • Walter S. Gilliam | Professor at Yale Child Study Center, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Views 1717
Reading time 4 min
published on Dec 26, 2022
The needle-free detection of SARS-CoV-2-specific antibodies from urine

While serological tests are not intended to diagnose an acute SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection, they can indicate the presence of antibodies generated from previous viral exposure or vaccination. Several diagnostic kits to assess the presence of SARS-CoV-2 antibodies are available on the market, all using blood/serum... click to read more

  • Fernanda Fonseca Ramos | Junior Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Eduardo Antônio Ferraz Coelho | Full Professor at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Fernanda Ludolf | Senior Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
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Reading time 3 min
published on Dec 22, 2022