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Experimental malaria prevention proves effective; The latest health stories from around the world

Article by Lalita Panicker, Consulting Editor, Views and Editor, Insight, Hindustan Times, New Delhi A single dose of an experimental antibody drug protects children from malaria for up to 6 months, according to a clinical study published today in The New England Journal of Medicine. www.science.org/content/article/injectable-antibody-drug-protects-children-malaria-mali-trial? The therapy, an injectable monoclonal antibody called L9LS that …

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New COVID-19 antibody shows promise

COVID-19 vaccines have been effective at keeping people from getting severely ill and dying from the virus, but they’ve required different boosters to keep on top of all of the coronavirus variants that have popped up. Now, researchers have discovered an antibody that neutralises all known COVID-19 variants. The antibody, called SP1-77, is the result …

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