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‘‘A living WHO guideline on drugs for COVID-19’’: The Eighth version (Seventh update) Released

The eighth version (seventh update) of a living guideline is released. It replaces earlier versions. The latest update includes a strong recommendation for the...

Ischgl Study: Development of Herd Immunity and Vaccine Strategy against COVID-19

Routine sero-surveillance of the population to estimate presence of antibodies to COVID-19 is required to understand the development of herd immunity in a population....

COVID-19: ‘Neutralising Antibody’ Trials Begins in the UK

University College London Hospitals (UCLH) has announced neutralising antibody trial against COVID-19. The announcement on 25 December 2020 says ‘’UCLH doses first patient in...

Monoclonal Antibodies and Protein Based Drugs Could be Used to Treat COVID-19 Patients

Existing biologics such as Canakinumab (monoclonal antibody), Anakinra (monoclonal antibody) and Rilonacept (fusion protein) can be exploited as therapeutics that restrain inflammation in COVID-19...

A New Antibody Approach to Fight Ovarian Cancer

A unique immunotherapy-based antibody approach has been developed which targets cancers consisting of solid tumours. Ovarian cancer is the seventh most common cancer in women...