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SARS antibodies can block coronavirus infection, claim researchers

They experimented with 25 different types of antibodies -- which target specific protein spikes on viruses -- to see if they could prevent cells becoming infected with COVID-19

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One candidate, known as S309, was shown to have "particularly strong neutralising activity" against COVID-19

An antibody from a patient who recovered from SARS has been shown to block COVID-19 infection in a laboratory setting, researchers said Monday in another potential breakthrough in the search for treatment.

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First Published: Mon, May 18 2020. 23:05 IST