Health New study reveals SARS antibodies can block Covid-19 infections

New study reveals SARS antibodies can block Covid-19 infections


- Advertisment -

Researchers have found out that the antibody from a patient who recovered from SARS has been showing blocking Covid-19 infection in a laboratory setting.

This new finding is another breakthrough in the search for the treatment of the novel coronavirus.

In a GMA news report, it reported that scientist based in Switzerland and the United States previously isolated the antibodies from the patient in 2003. The SARS outbreak has killed 774 people.

The scientist have experimented with 25 different types of antibodies to see if they could prevent cells becoming infected with the new coronavirus.

In their research, they’ve found eight antibodies that could bind to both Covid-19 and the infected cells.

No human body has been experimented with the new method.

Ryan Namia
Ryan Namia spends most of his days reading over drafts of new written content and determining which ones make the final cut for online and print publication. He received his Bachelor's degree in Journalism in 2015 and has been writing since 2016. Got story to tell? Email him at

Latest news

Forging documents to obtain US visa led to imprisonment of a Filipino

A Filipina, 22, got caught using fake documents to apply for a work visa at the US...

Dubai Run is all set to come back to Sheikh Zayed Road

It is all set to return to Sheikh Zayed Road the iconic Dubai run as part of...

Kuwait has lifted its COVID restrictions for vaccinated residents

Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al Sabah announced on October 21 that Kuwait had lifted all...

D’Neo Filipino badminton group smashes tournament in Dubai

AL QUOZ, DUBAI, October 22, 2021: Filipinos and other nationalities attended Dubai's BAD' Oween badminton tournament. This...
- Advertisement -

Filipina beauty Franki Russell makes to Top 30 of Miss Universe- UAE

The Breaking the stereotype campaign begins! A few weeks ago, the first-ever Miss Universe-...

RTA warns motorists to expect traffic delays in Dubai

Roads and Transport Authority announced on October 22 that several streets in Dubai would experience delays. 

Must read

Unvaccinated citizens in Kuwait banned from traveling abroad

Kuwait has banned its residents who are...

COVID-19: UAE reports 17 deaths related to coronavirus

The Ministry of Health and Prevention in...
- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you