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The US is researching coronavirus monoclonal antibody treatments.

A group of scientists at a university in the United States has identified a potential universal monoclonal antibody therapy that may be effective against the coronavirus and all of its forms.

The Covid-19 epidemic, which has claimed the lives of more than 6.3 million people, is still a problem for the world as of the publication of the study on July 21.

In addition, the treatment “shows effectiveness against the previous lethal coronaviruses SARS-CoV (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus), which emerged in China in 2002, and MERS-CoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus), which appeared in Saudi Arabia in 2012, as well as common cold coronaviruses,” according to the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

SARS-CoV-2 has resulted in the greatest infections and fatalities globally. Even in people who have received vaccinations or have already been infected, new variants run the risk of evading the immune system, and there is still a chance that other genetically distinct coronaviruses could develop into new pandemic strains in the future, according to a statement from study co-author James Kobie.

In order to safeguard humanity against present and upcoming beta-coronavirus outbreaks or pandemics, he continued, “new therapeutic and preventative medications, as well as vaccine techniques that have universal action against the coronavirus, are necessary.”

He was using the official name for Covid-19.

A “top performance” antibody that the university claimed neutralized activity in the original Covid-19 strain from Wuhan, China, as well as its variations Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon, and Omicron was found by the researchers screening plasma from patients who had recovered from a Covid-19 infection.

During testing on rats, the “best performer,” 1249A8 hmAb, “showed synergism when used in combination with” another discovered antibody known as 1213H7.

Researchers discovered the cocktail has “broad therapeutic effect” in hamsters with Covid-19 infection and it is delivered by the nose. Human testing has not yet taken place.

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