The researchers urged drug makers to assess whether experimental vaccines may cause the immune system to produce a high-risk antibody known as 7F3. Photo: AFP The researchers urged drug makers to assess whether experimental vaccines may cause the immune system to produce a high-risk antibody known as 7F3. Photo: AFP
The researchers urged drug makers to assess whether experimental vaccines may cause the immune system to produce a high-risk antibody known as 7F3. Photo: AFP

Antibodies may actually help coronavirus invade cells in some cases, study suggests

  • Researchers say they’ve identified a high-risk molecule commonly found in Covid-19 patients that may assist the virus rather than neutralising it
  • They found that this problem tends to occur when there is a relatively low level of antibodies in the blood

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The researchers urged drug makers to assess whether experimental vaccines may cause the immune system to produce a high-risk antibody known as 7F3. Photo: AFP The researchers urged drug makers to assess whether experimental vaccines may cause the immune system to produce a high-risk antibody known as 7F3. Photo: AFP
The researchers urged drug makers to assess whether experimental vaccines may cause the immune system to produce a high-risk antibody known as 7F3. Photo: AFP
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