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Partnership Developing Faster, Sensitive Covid-19 Test

SARS-CoV-2 and cell

A collaboration between developers of protein analytics and test-strip diagnostics aims to create a quicker, more sensitive, easy-to-use Covid-19 detection test. . . . → Read More: Partnership Developing Faster, Sensitive Covid-19 Test

Preclinical Tests Show Antibody Stops Covid-19 Variants

Human B-cell

Lab studies show an experimental synthetic antibody protects animals and neutralizes all SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern, including omicron BA.2. . . . → Read More: Preclinical Tests Show Antibody Stops Covid-19 Variants

Lung Chip Reveals Respiratory Immune Responses

Lung alveolus chip

A study with a small chip device simulating human lung functions shows normal breathing generates immune responses that protect against respiratory diseases. . . . → Read More: Lung Chip Reveals Respiratory Immune Responses

Univ. Lab Licenses Protein for Vaccine Patch

Nanopatch system

A company developing a needle patch for vaccine delivery is acquiring the rights to a synthetic SARS-Cov-2 spike protein for its Covid-19 vaccine patch. . . . → Read More: Univ. Lab Licenses Protein for Vaccine Patch

Preclinical Study Shows Immune Drug Prevents Covid-19 Death

White pills

Findings from research with older lab mice show an oral drug addressing immune deficiencies protects the mice from death by SARS-CoV-2 infections. . . . → Read More: Preclinical Study Shows Immune Drug Prevents Covid-19 Death

Trial Assessing Digital Data for Covid-19 Vaccine Responses

Syringe in hand

A clinical trial is evaluating data gleaned from wearable devices for measuring individual physiological reactions to Covid-19 vaccines. . . . → Read More: Trial Assessing Digital Data for Covid-19 Vaccine Responses

Infographic – Covid-19 Deaths Shift to GOP Areas

Chart: Covid-19 deaths in U.S.

Data show regions of the U.S. voting more strongly for Donald Trump in 2020 are now bearing the main brunt of Covid-19 deaths. . . . → Read More: Infographic – Covid-19 Deaths Shift to GOP Areas

Covid-19 Nasal Vaccine Produces Antibodies, Cuts Viral Load

Nasal spray

Tests with lab animals show a vaccine given as a nasal spray produces high antibody volumes against SARS-CoV-2 infections and reduces viral loads. . . . → Read More: Covid-19 Nasal Vaccine Produces Antibodies, Cuts Viral Load

Trial Begins for Advanced Covid-19 Disease Anti-Viral

Capsules in blister packaging

A late-stage clinical trial is underway testing an oral anti-viral drug to treat moderate to severe cases of Covid-19 infections. . . . → Read More: Trial Begins for Advanced Covid-19 Disease Anti-Viral

Synthetic SARS-CoV-2 Particle Designed for Drug R&D

DNA chip graphic

Two biotechnology companies created a synthetic non-infectious target model to represent SARS-CoV-2 viral variants for vaccine and therapy developers. . . . → Read More: Synthetic SARS-CoV-2 Particle Designed for Drug R&D