New antibody found to reduce hospital admissions gives hope in Covid battle

New antibody found to reduce hospital admissions gives hope in Covid battle

A single dose of a man-made antibody has been found to cut the risk of patients being admitted to hospital with Covid-19 by more than 70pc, a small study has found.

The therapy – called mono-clonal or neutralising antibodies – is the first treatment to be specifically designed for Covid-19 and experts are excited about its potential.

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