Wednesday, December 1, 2021


Antibodies from Covid’s original strain don’t bind to variants: Study

For the study, the researchers mined published papers about Covid-19 patients for data about the sequence of the antibodies they produced.

Can antibodies to common cold protect against Covid?

A study by researchers at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), found that people who were infected by SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing Covid-19, had lower levels of HCoV antibodies

Covid antibodies persist at least 9 months after infection: Study

Researchers from the University of Padua (Italy) and the Imperial College London tested more than 85 per cent of the 3,000 residents of Vo' in Italy, in February/March 2020 for infection with SARS-CoV-2

Antibody test does not verify vaccine efficacy

Lower antibody count after jab does not mean poor immunity, say experts

Karimnagar: Forum spreads the word on plasma donation

Members of the Foundation presented demonstrations by holding placards at Telangana Chowk

Decoded: How antibodies neutralise Covid infection

The team from the University of Texas at Austin analysed blood plasma samples from four people who recovered from SARS-CoV-2 infections.

‘Covid vax in 3rd trimester can transfer antibodies to baby’

The small study, published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, analysed the blood of 27 pregnant women who had received either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine in their third trimester

Woman gives birth to first known baby with antibodies against coronavirus

The woman, who has been breastfeeding the baby exclusively, received the second dose of the vaccine as per the normal 28-day vaccination protocol timeline.

Vax-induced antibodies may be less effective against new Covid variants

"We were able to leverage the unique high-throughput capacity that was already in place and apply it to SARS-CoV-2," said researcher Alejandro Balazs from Massachusetts General Hospital in the US.

54 per cent of Hyderabad’s population developed antibodies against Covid-19: Study

The study showed that 54 per cent of the population in the city has antibodies, which means they have developed immunity to SARS-CoV-2 virus

One in four in Telangana has antibodies against SARS-CoV-2: NIN study

The sero-prevalence at the national level went up 3.1 times between August and December but in Telangana, this went up by two times

Novel method may help detect Covid antibodies in seconds

We utilized the latest advances in materials and manufacturing such as nanoparticle 3D printing to create a device that rapidly detects Covid-19 antibodies," said researcher Rahul Panat, Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon

Covid severity affected by antibodies proportion targeting crucial viral protein

The findings which were published in Science Immunology identifies new links between the course of the disease and a patient's immune response to it

Antibodies depleting faster in elderly patients: Study

The results of the study also revealed that antibodies were not only in sufficient numbers, but also strong, when the plasma was donated within 12-53 days post recovery.

Government, Bharat Biotech clarify after Haryana Minister tests positive

Bharat Biotech stated it is an innovator, vaccine developer and manufacturer and safety of vaccines is its primary objective, followed by efficacy

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