Covid-19 and “facilitating antibodies”: do vaccines worsen coronavirus infections?

SARS-CoV-2 virions photographed using a transmission electron microscope and recolored. NIAID After the disinformation on nanoparticles, on the mortality wrongly attributed to anti-Covid-19 vaccines, on their adverse effects on the trial phases or the link with strokes, opponents of vaccines against Covid-19 continue to disseminate new misleading arguments. The latest concerns a rare but already … Read more

Miniature llama antibodies could help fight SARS-CoV-2 variants

Journal Reference: Jean Paul Olivier, Erica Y Jacobs, Junjie Wang, Natalia E Ketaren, Peter C Fridy, Fred D Mast, Tanmoy Sanyal, Kelly R Molloy, Fabian Schmidt, Magdalena Rutkowska, Yiska Weisblum, Lucille M Rich, Elizabeth R Vanderwall, Nicholas Dambrauskas, Vladimir Vigdorovich, Sarah Keegan, Jacob B Jiler, Milana E Stein, Paul Dominic B Olinares, Louis Herlands, Theodora … Read more

New study finds evidence of COVID antibodies in breast milk of vaccinated mothers

Journal Reference: Bridget E. Young, Antti E. Seppo, Nichole Diaz, Casey Rosen-Carole, Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn, Joseline M. Cruz Vasquez, Rita Ferri-Huerta, Phuong Nguyen-Contant, Theresa Fitzgerald, Mark Y. Sangster, David J. Topham, Kirsi M. Järvinen. Association of Human Milk Antibody Induction, Persistence, and Neutralizing Capacity With SARS-CoV-2 Infection vs mRNA Vaccination. JAMA Pediatrics, 2021; DOI: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.4897 The … Read more

Dementia: positive results from antibodies against Alzheimer’s disease

More and more people will develop Alzheimer’s disease in the course of their lives. So far, only symptomatic treatments have been possible. For years, however, research into disease-modifying therapies has been at full speed. (Image: LIGHTFIELD STUDIOS / Alzheimer’s: Antibodies against deposits According to experts, Alzheimer’s dementia is the most common age-related neurodegenerative disease. … Read more