News updates: nano-based vaccines and therapeutics for treatment of COVID-19

Written by Lucy Chard, Editor

COVID-19 vaccine trials and updates

A timeline of responses from researchers, biotechnology companies and funding bodies in a global effort to develop, test and distribute vaccines and therapeutics for COVID-19 as quickly and safely as possible.   Nanobodies against SARS-CoV-2 could be delivered via nasal spray The Howard Hughes Medical Institute (MD, USA) is home to a team of researchers who have engineered a molecule that inhibts the SARS-CoV-2 virus from being able to enter host cells. The lab-made antibodies are more stable than naturally occuring antibodies and can be used to knock out the SARS-CoV-2 virus before it establishes itself in the host cell....

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