Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Powerful new antibody neutralizes all known SARS-CoV-2 variants

As SARS-CoV-2 has evolved and mutated, therapeutic antibodies that worked early in the pandemic have become less effective, and newer variants, especially omicron, have developed ways to evade the antibodies we make in response ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 boosters and some medications appear to neutralize omicron

Mutations to the spike protein of the omicron variant are shown to alter how the virus infects cells and reduce its sensitivity to therapeutic and vaccine-elicited antibodies, according to a paper published in Nature. Booster ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Do at-home COVID-19 tests detect omicron?

At-home rapid COVID-19 tests are getting harder to find leading up to the Christmas holiday. Adding to the confusion, new preliminary information that suggests some rapid tests may not be able to detect the omicron variant, ...

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