BFF-40 Potential COVID-19 vaccine by China shows promise in animal tests: study

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Potential COVID-19 vaccine by China shows promise in animal tests: study

BEIJING, July 27 (BSS/Xinhua) – Animal tests of a Chinese COVID-19 vaccine candidate have shown that it can trigger robust neutralizing antibodies against novel coronavirus, a peer-reviewed study has said.

Accordin to the study published on the medical journal Cell, ARCoV, a messenger RNA vaccine by China, induces “neutralizing antibodies and T-cell immunity” in mice and non-human primates.
“ARCoV vaccination confers full protection against SARS-CoV-2 challenge in mice,” it added, referring to the virus that causes COVID-19.

The study also called ARCoV “a promising COVID-19 vaccine candidate with
universal availability and global accessibility.”

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