Illinois Sets New Record For Infections As Testing Increases

SPRINGFIELD — Illinois has set a new record for coronavirus infections, fueled by a large increase in testing. The Illinois Department of Public Health reported 4,554 confirmed cases. That’s a 13% jump from the record set a day earlier. There were also 38 additional deaths, bringing the total in Illinois lost to COVID-19 since the […]

Wash U Researchers Test Lab-Grown Antibodies As COVID-19 Treatment

ST. LOUIS –As the COVID-19 death toll continues to climb, Washington University researchers are testing whether lab-engineered proteins known as monoclonal antibodies can be used to treat the illness. Though monoclonal antibodies have been used for decades to treat a variety of ailments, including cancer and arthritis, the pandemic has propelled these synthetic immune molecules […]