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Coronavirus: Researchers discover antibody that blocks infection by COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 in cells

Coronavirus: Researchers discover antibody that blocks infection by COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 in cells.

Researchers report discovery of antibody that blocks infection by the SARS-CoV-2 in cells

(Utrecht University) Researchers at Utrecht University, Erasmus Medical Center and Harbour BioMed (HBM) today reported that they have identified a fully human monoclonal antibody that prevents the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) virus from infecting cultured cells.The discovery, published online today in Nature Communications, is an initial step towards developing a fully human antibody to treat or prevent the respiratory disease COVID-19 caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

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