COVID-19: New anti-body treatment could offer live saving protection

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  • Sky News published this video item, entitled “COVID-19: New anti-body treatment could offer live saving protection” – below is their description.

    A potentially life-saving antibody treatment for COVID-19 for people with a weak immune system, may offer protection for a year. An intensive care nurse in West Yorkshire has become the first person in the world to receive the treatment. Around 5,000 people will eventually take part in the clinical trial, including 1,000 in the UK.

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