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Blood of COVID patients could predict severity of illness from virus and lead to targeted treatments, study finds

An international team of researchers led by Dalhousie immunologists and critical care specialists in Spain has found key biomarkers in the plasma of COVID-19 patients, which will help predict the severity of illness and could lead to new treatments for the virus. The findings, published Tuesday in the journal Critical Care, involved 250 patients with […]

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AstraZeneca will test combination of its covid vaccine and Russia's

AstraZeneca will test a combination of its coronavirus vaccine and Russia’s Sputnik V shot in the hopes it will make the UK firm’s jab more effective Russia’s sovereign wealth fund announced the coming trial on Friday and AstraZeneca confirmed it will explore combining different vaccines Both shots use adenoviruses, but are formulated differently  Russia’s studies found […]