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An antibody with the potential to combat COVID-19?

The symptoms of COVID-19 are as varied as they are dangerous: severe breathing difficulties, inflammation and multiple organ failure are some of those that merit particular attention. In order to better understand the illness it’s important to study the immune system and in particular the antibodies it produces. It is these antibodies, that is, the proteins produced by active B cells (called plasma cells), that recognize pathogenic agents during infection, and attempt to fight them.

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What are the stages of COVID-19?

COVID-19 was initially described as a simple respiratory viral infection that presented a threat of comorbidities only in elderly patients. However, COVID-19 is now recognised as a much more complex disease which can affect different organs and can evolve in quite different ways depending on the individual. For this reason, it’s important to describe and […]

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