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Antibodies are proteins produced by the immune system as a natural response to infectious organisms like viruses and bacteria.
Published on Aug 18, 2023 06:19 AM IST
ANI | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao
Decision-makers cannot afford to be lulled into complacency by the lack of an active Covid-19 wave, or smoggy skies — the two crises have claimed lives
Updated on Apr 10, 2023 07:31 PM IST
Neither of the babies tested Covid positive at birth but developed high levels of antibodies in their blood against the virus.
Updated on Apr 09, 2023 06:51 AM IST
The research team measured three kinds of antibodies (IgM, IgG and IgA) to five viral antigens (three of them on the spike protein contained in the vaccine).
The companies plan to file for emergency-use authorization in the US in the coming days based on the results, according to a statement Thursday. They will also submit the data to other regulators around the world.
Published on Apr 14, 2022 07:59 PM IST
These Y-shaped proteins have made top news recently because Covid-19 shots don't produce as many of them that work against the heavily mutated Omicron variant compared to past strains -- at least, not without a booster.
Updated on Dec 17, 2021 08:11 AM IST
Researchers reveal there is a backup plan of the immune system, against waning of the antibodies over time, which does not rely on booster shots of Covid-19 vaccines
Updated on Aug 28, 2021 01:03 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
The study involved researchers from the Max Planck Institute and the University Medical Center Goettingen, both based in Germany.
A latest study suggests that inflammation and blood clotting seen in very severe cases of COVID-19 may be caused by the antibodies sent to fight the disease triggering unnecessary platelet activity in the lungs.
Published on Jul 28, 2021 03:13 PM IST
Milind Soman returns ‘back to the jungle’ after not being able to donate plasma in Mumbai due to ‘low antibody count’, educates fans about post Covid recovery
Updated on May 17, 2021 01:43 PM IST
While coronavirus vaccines are helping to curb the pandemic, many wish for an easy Covid-19 pill or convenient medicine 'that can prevent people with symptoms from getting worse and needing hospitalisation'
Updated on Apr 27, 2021 10:11 AM IST
A new research has provided some reassurance that swift cases of reinfection will be rare as scientists find antibodies persisting for long in those infected with Covid-19 previously
Updated on Feb 03, 2021 08:18 AM IST
US drugmaker Eli Lilly recently did a study that showed her antibody drug might be capable of preventing Covid-19 illness in residents of nursing home and other long-term care locations.
Updated on Jan 22, 2021 11:14 AM IST
AP | , Indianapolis
Convalescent plasma therapy involves extraction of plasma from the blood of Covid-19 patients four weeks after they have been cured of their viral infection. The extracted plasma is injected into Covid-19 patients. The antibody that develops in a recovered patient helps other Covid-19 patients to fight the virus.
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 10:11 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Dehradun |Suparna Roy
Given that there are neutralising antibodies and also ‘simple’ antibodies, Indian scientists reveal that it may not be that useful to stop further spread of the coronavirus
Updated on Sep 07, 2020 08:19 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India| Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
Indian researchers understand coronavirus infection recovery and re-infection pattern better after study reveals that anti SARS-CoV-2 antibodies could remain for more than 60 days in the body
Updated on Sep 05, 2020 10:11 AM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz