Bio E, ICMR develop antisera for Covid treatment, prevention

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News: Hyderabad-based vaccine maker Biological E, in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), has developed “highly purified antisera”.

Facts:

  • Antisera are blood sera that contain antibodies against a specific viral toxin or antigen.
  • They are injected to help in the treatment or prevention of the diseases associated with that virus. They can be used in prevention and treatment of Covid-19.