Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study details changes in Omicron's spike protein

An international team of scientists has determined the precise structural changes in the spike protein of the omicron variant. Their observations explain how the virus is able to evade antibodies against previous variants ...

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Antibody that inhibits broad range of sarbecoviruses found

Scientists have discovered an antibody that may lead to more effective treatments against a wide range of sarbecoviruses, the family of viruses that includes the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and their variants.

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T-cells: The superheroes in the battle against omicron

Omicron is spreading rapidly throughout the world, with experts claiming that 40% of the global population will be infected within the next two months. This sounds quite startling, but we still don't really know whether omicron ...

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T cells fit to tackle Omicron, suggests new study

Research from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) and the University of Melbourne has revealed that T cells, one of the body's key defenses against COVID-19, are expected to be effective in mounting ...

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Omicron's secrets revealed under a microscope

Several weeks ago, Lausanne became home to some of the world's most powerful electron microscopes. They're installed at the Dubochet Center for Imaging (DCI)—a joint research facility run by Ecole Polytechnique Federale ...

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