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Antibodies Help Some Hospitalized Covid-19 Patients

Hospital room

Results from a clinical trial show a combination of two synthetic antibodies reduces deaths in hospitalized Covid-19 patients with no earlier immune response. . . . → Read More: Antibodies Help Some Hospitalized Covid-19 Patients

U.S. to Buy Covid-19 Antiviral Drug in $1.2B Deal

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Two U.S. government health agencies agreed to purchase some 1.7 million doses of a Covid-19 antiviral drug, once the drug receives clearance from FDA. . . . → Read More: U.S. to Buy Covid-19 Antiviral Drug in $1.2B Deal

Genetic Link Found for Covid-19 Loss of Smell

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A genetic analysis identifies a single genetic variation associated with loss of smell and taste, an early symptom in many people with Covid-19 infections. . . . → Read More: Genetic Link Found for Covid-19 Loss of Smell

FDA Okays Lower Dose, Injected Covid-19 Antibodies

Intradermal injection

The Food and Drug Administration updated its emergency authorization for a dual-antibody Covid-19 therapy to allow for a lower and injectable dose. . . . → Read More: FDA Okays Lower Dose, Injected Covid-19 Antibodies

Low Cost Vaccine, Patch Device Produce Immune Responses

Vaccine patch

Tests with lab mice show one dose of a lower cost Covid-19 vaccine given with a needle-free patch generates strong antibody and cellular immune responses. . . . → Read More: Low Cost Vaccine, Patch Device Produce Immune Responses

Trade, Finance, Health Groups Urge Vaccine Boost

Vaccine vials

The leaders of four international economic and health organizations call for a $50 billion investment to ensure faster vaccinations in all parts of the world. . . . → Read More: Trade, Finance, Health Groups Urge Vaccine Boost

Infographic – U.S. Kids Vaccine Status Matches Parents

Poll: Vaccination status

Findings from the YouGov poll show the likelihood of children in the U.S. getting a Covid-19 vaccine depends largely on their parents’ vaccination status or plans. . . . → Read More: Infographic – U.S. Kids Vaccine Status Matches Parents

Plant-Based Lipids Developed for mRNA Vaccines

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Chemists at industry and academic labs created safer lipids for delivering messenger RNA vaccines, such as those protecting against Covid-19. . . . → Read More: Plant-Based Lipids Developed for mRNA Vaccines

Medical Centers Join Covid-19 Digital Biomarker Trial

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Three more medical centers are taking part in a clinical trial testing a mobile early-warning system that monitors Covid-19 patients with wearable sensors. . . . → Read More: Medical Centers Join Covid-19 Digital Biomarker Trial

Moderna Expands Vaccine Research, Mfring in Asia

Syringe and three vials

Moderna Inc. and South Korea signed agreements Saturday on joint research and manufacturing opportunities for vaccines against viruses in Korea. . . . → Read More: Moderna Expands Vaccine Research, Mfring in Asia