Johnson & Johnson says booster shot provides ‘rapid and robust’ Covid antibody increase

Johnson & Johnson says booster shot provides 'rapid and robust' Covid antibody increase

[ad_1] Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday that studies show a booster shot of its vaccine provides a “rapid and robust increase” in Covid-19 antibodies when used on people who have already received its first dose. The interim data showed people who already had been given the J&J vaccine experienced a nine-fold increase in spike-binding … Read more

As cases surge, antibody treatments can slow hospitalizations, but vaccines are best

As cases surge, antibody treatments can slow hospitalizations, but vaccines are best

[ad_1] As the delta variant surges across the South, state and local governments are rushing to set up antibody treatment centers in the hopes of easing pressure on hospitals overwhelmed with Covid-19 patients. The monoclonal antibody treatments, when given shortly after a person tests positive for the virus, have been shown to reduce the risk … Read more