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New experimental coronavirus vaccine boosted antibody levels in mice 90-fold

New experimental coronavirus vaccine prevented severe disease in mice after two doses of the jab boosted their antibody levels 90-fold Researchers genetically modified vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV), which causes a mild illness in livestock, to become a vaccine The team took out a gene from VSV and inserted the spike protein from the coronavirus, which… Read More »

Portable clotting agent slows internal bleeding by 97% in mice

When it comes to traumatic injuries, it’s a race against time. A person with major hemorrhage can die from blood loss within minutes. Bleeding from the extremities can be slowed with compression but what about internal bleeding? In a hospital, internal bleeding can be controlled with the transfusion of clotting agents, such as platelets, but… Read More »