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Paul-Ehrlich-Institut Approves First COVID-19 Therapy Study with Convalescent Plasma

The Paul-Ehrlich-Institut, Federal Institute for Vaccines and Biomedicines, has granted approval for the first clinical trial with COVID-19 convalescent plasma (CAPSID) in Germany. The aim of the clinical trial is to gain insights into the efficacy and safety of COVID-19 convalescent plasma in the treatment of severe COVID-19 diseases. The ethics committee has also issued […]

COVID-19: Visualizing regional indicators for better decision making

As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps across the globe, it is fast becoming clear that no one is exempt from its disruptive effects. IIASA researchers are working to visualize key demographic and socioeconomic information to help inform decisions by health professionals, governments, and policymakers to address the crisis. Since first recorded in China towards the end […]

COVID-19: the immune system can fight back

Melbourne researchers have mapped immune responses from one of Australia’s first novel coronavirus (COVID-19) patients, showing the body’s ability to fight the virus and recover from the infection. Researchers at the Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity (Doherty Institute) were able to test blood samples at four different time points in an otherwise healthy […]