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Tiny antibodies found in ALPACAS could help suppress a second wave of coronavirus


Tiny antibodies found in alpacas could help suppress a second wave of coronavirus and allow countries to safely lift lockdown, researchers have claimed. The small antibody targets the spikes of the virus which in turn interferes with its ability to infect its host. Tiny antibodies found in alpacas could help suppress a second wave of coronavirus and allow countries to safely lift lockdown, researchers have claimedThe nanobodies are also a lot easier to clone and change, according to the scientists. 'Neutralising antibodies can block virus entry at an early step of infection and potentially protect individuals that are at high risk of developing severe disease.' It comes as Britain today announced 100 more coronavirus deaths, in a record-low Saturday total that will cool fears about the latest lockdown-loosening measures.


Source: Daily Mail June 27, 2020 23:09 UTC



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