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

EU eyes autumn approval of Pfizer jab for COVID variants

The EU's medicines watchdog said Wednesday it aims to approve this autumn a Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine adapted for two fast-spreading subvariants of the Omicron strain.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Single clinical test provides more answers about COVID

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet present the results of a refined clinical COVID-19 test, which has been used to track the spread of the omicron variant in real time in the Swedish population. The study, published in ...


New viral vectors for targeted gene therapy of heart muscle cells

Gene therapies aim to cure severe, barely treatable monogentic diseases caused by a defect in a single gene. Medical hopes are correspondingly high. Some gene therapies have already been approved in Europe—for example, ...

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