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With a single domain Coronavirus antibody, a group of researchers from Ghent, Austin and Göttingen claim they might have inched ahead in the global race to treat and prevent infections by the SARS-CoV-2 virus currently wrecking the world. The researchers are hopeful, but also warn that “it will take at least nine months until we can produce the antibody on a large scale”. The group says the findings are “somewhat similar” to those published by a group of scientists from Erasmus MC and Utrecht University last Saturday, but would be less complex to produce.

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