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COVID-19 antibodies were found in 75 percent of serosurvey participants from five slums in Mumbai's Cuffe Parade
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COVID-19 antibodies were found in 75 percent of serosurvey participants from five slums in Mumbai's Cuffe Parade

The report suggests that most seropositive participants were either asymptomatic carriers or unwilling to share information about an earlier COVID-19 infection.

Childrens' immune systems make fewer antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 virus, COVID-19 study finds
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Childrens' immune systems make fewer antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 virus, COVID-19 study finds

The findings could have implications in testing, undermining results from tests that look for antibodies to certain proteins of the virus.

Some COVID-19 survivors have antibodies that attack the body, not the virus
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Some COVID-19 survivors have antibodies that attack the body, not the virus

Experts have said these findings are not unexpected, since other viral illnesses also trigger 'autoantibodies'.

Study reveals new test, IP-FCM, could be used to detect COVID-19 antibodies, their effectivity against the novel coronavirus
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Study reveals new test, IP-FCM, could be used to detect COVID-19 antibodies, their effectivity against the novel coronavirus

For this study, the scientists collected blood samples of 24 patients who tested positive for COVID-19 infection, presented with mild to moderate disease and were not hospitalised. Out of these 24, 12 patients experienced fever while 16 experienced cough

Antibodies indicates previous exposure, may not guarantee protection against COVID-19, say scientists
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Antibodies indicates previous exposure, may not guarantee protection against COVID-19, say scientists

Though a number of studies have been conducted, information as to the type and level of antibodies is limited, scientists said

COVID-19 antibodies found in 57% of Mumbai slum residents in limited serosurvey by NITI Aayog, BMC, TIFR
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COVID-19 antibodies found in 57% of Mumbai slum residents in limited serosurvey by NITI Aayog, BMC, TIFR

Researchers have inferred from their findings that a high proportion of all infections are likely to be asymptomatic.

COVID-19 immunity: Common element found in all SARS-CoV-2 human antibodies that neutralises the virus
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COVID-19 immunity: Common element found in all SARS-CoV-2 human antibodies that neutralises the virus

Studying the 3D structures of two antibodies, researchers identified features that made them effective and promising for vaccine design.

Over 14% Kolkata residents have COVID-19 antibodies, finds ICMR survey; city far from developing herd immunity, say doctors
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Over 14% Kolkata residents have COVID-19 antibodies, finds ICMR survey; city far from developing herd immunity, say doctors

According to senior doctors, the survey indicated that the transmission is high in Kolkata, which is far from developing herd immunity or antibodies to combat COVID-19.

Are llama antibodies going to be the key to finding a COVID-19 treatment?
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Are llama antibodies going to be the key to finding a COVID-19 treatment?

A research team have isolated single-domain antibodies called VHHs from a llama affectionately known as Winter.