Chains of llama nanobodies significantly reduced signs of Covid-19 when given to infected animal models. Photo: DPA Chains of llama nanobodies significantly reduced signs of Covid-19 when given to infected animal models. Photo: DPA
Chains of llama nanobodies significantly reduced signs of Covid-19 when given to infected animal models. Photo: DPA

Llama antibodies show ‘significant potential’ as coronavirus treatment

  • Nanobodies from the animals used in the form of a nasal spray could effectively target the virus that causes Covid-19
  • This would provide a cheaper and easier alternative to human antibodies taken from recovered coronavirus patients

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Chains of llama nanobodies significantly reduced signs of Covid-19 when given to infected animal models. Photo: DPA Chains of llama nanobodies significantly reduced signs of Covid-19 when given to infected animal models. Photo: DPA
Chains of llama nanobodies significantly reduced signs of Covid-19 when given to infected animal models. Photo: DPA
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