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Researchers find llama's blood could hold key to 'super-immunity' against COVID-19, other viruses

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Immune particles found in the blood of llamas could provide strong protection against all COVID-19 variants. Researchers said that "super-immunity" molecules called nanobodies could be developed into a fast-acting, inhalable antiviral treatment or spray. llamas, as well as camels and alpacas, have different immune systems from other animals.
1 month ago·New York, United States

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Researchers find llama's blood could hold key to 'super-immunity' against COVID-19, other viruses

Researchers suggest antibodies found in llama blood could lead to the development of a spray to immunize against COVID-19, SARS and other coronaviruses.

1 month ago·Toronto, Canada
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Researchers find llama's blood could hold key to 'super-immunity' against COVID-19, other viruses - Local News 8

By Maggie ParkhillClick here for updates on this story    TORONTO (CTV Network) — The key to immunity against COVID-19 and its variants could come from llama’s blood, according to new research.A study, led by researchers from Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, reports that immune particles found in the blood of a llama could provide strong protection against COVID-19 and its variants, as well as a wide range of SARS-like viruses. The study sugg…

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Immune particles from llama blood could offer protection against several COVID-19 variants

Mount Sinai-led researchers have shown that tiny, robust immune particles derived from the blood of a llama could provide strong protection against every COVID-19 variant, including Omicron, and 18 similar viruses including SARS-CoV-2 and SARS-CoV-1, which was responsible for the 2003 SARS outbreak.

1 month ago·United States
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Science Daily

Immune molecules from a llama could provide protection against a vast array of SARS-like viruses including COVID-19, researchers say

Researchers have shown that tiny, robust immune particles derived from the blood of a llama could provide strong protection against every COVID-19 variant including Omicron and 18 similar viruses.

1 month ago·United States
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How Llama Blood—Yes, Llama Blood—Can Protect You From COVID

For the love of God, don’t go out and start harvesting llama blood though.

1 month ago·United States
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1 month ago·Jerusalem, Israel
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