Can Lab-Grown Antibodies Cure COVID-19?


Doctors are seeking to grow some of the body’s most potent disease-fighting weapons in a test tube and deploy them against COVID-19. The treatment, known as monoclonal antibody therapy, could serve as both a remedy for patients infected with the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 and a way to prevent infection in frontline health workers and […]

WHO Aiming for 2 Billion Doses of COVID Vaccine by End of 2021


The World Health Organization’s (WHO) chief scientist said Thursday the agency hopes there will be about two billion doses of a vaccine against COVID-19 by the end of next year that would be reserved for “priority populations.” Speaking at a virtual news conference in Geneva, Dr. Soumya Swaminathan told reporters, “It’s a big ‘if’ because we […]