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Green light for world’s first Sars-CoV-2 studies that will infect healthy volunteers


UK trials will assess how well Covid-19 treatments work and if vaccines protect against new virus variants

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Coronavirus variants stymie success of monoclonal antibodies


Lab-made antibodies can treat and protect people from Covid-19 but are more likely to succeed when administered as a cocktail

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A rough guide to pharma partnership deals


Coronavirus vaccines are driving unusual collaborations with a range of benefits

The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Future: Virology, Epidemiology, Translational Toxicology and Therapeutics

Introduction: the coronavirus pandemic and the future

This series of Chemistry World reports is part of a forth coming e-book and hardback to be published by the Royal Society of Chemistry. The book was motivated by a desire on the part of the editors and the authors to produce a body of information on the new and deadly coronavirus about which the world was largely uninformed and for which it was totally unprepared. 

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Originally developed to treat flu and marketed in Japan as Avigan, promising Covid-19 trial results have seen countries stockpiling this medication by the millions

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