• No evidence of SARS-CoV-2 fusing into the human genome

    4 days ago - By News Medical

    New data from researchers led by Majid Kazemian from Purdue University refutes claims from recent studies suggesting the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 could create a host-virus chimeric RNA. Their team found SARS-CoV-2 does not combine with the human genome.
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  • Current monoclonal antibodies less potent against SARS-CoV-2 variants

    4 days ago - By News Medical

    Researchers at the New York University Grossman School of Medicine and Biohaven Pharmaceuticals found that the REGN10933 and REGN10987 combination was 9.1-fold less potent on the B.1.351 variant, which emerged in South Africa, and 16.2-fold less potent on mink cluster 5.
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