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Immune Responses to COVID in Patients with Antibody Deficiencies

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The FINANCIAL -- COVID infection in patients with antibody deficiency (COVAD) is part of a portfolio of national studies examining the immune responses in patients at high risk of COVID-19.…

New CDC data shows that more than 35% of people in 12 states are obese

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The FINANCIAL — New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that adult obesity prevalence is increasing and racial and ethnic disparities persist. Notably, adults with obesity are at heightened risk for severe outcomes from COVID-19. The United States has one of the highest rates of obesity in the world. Twelve…

Antibody that may neutralise coronavirus discovered

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The FINANCIAL — Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine claim they have discovered an antibody which “completely neutralises” coronavirus in what could be a major breakthrough in the hunt for a cure. Researchers claim to have isolated ‘the smallest biological molecule’ that ‘completely and specifically neutralizes’ the virus that causes coronavirus. The…