Skip to comments.Army Researchers May Be on Verge of Discovering New CCP Virus-Killing Antibodies: A "bridge to vaccine", to hasten recovery, not a long-term cure
Posted on 05/20/2020 7:39:23 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Scientists at the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) may be on the verge of discovering new COVID-19 antibodies capable of attaching onto and destroying the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, reports suggest.
Researchers at the ARL and the University of Texas (UT) in Austin have been pushing to pursue technical innovations aimed at discovering and engineering new potentially neutralizing antibodies, reported Warrior Maven.
Scientists at the ARL told the outlet that the neutralizing antibodies, if discovered, may potentially be life-saving for critically ill patients infected with COVID-19, the disease caused by the CCP virus, a novel coronavirus that emerged in Wuhan, China.
Antibodies are blood proteins produced by the immune system to combat viruses and other foreign material.
The Commander of Army Futures Command, Gen. John Murray, told Warrior Maven that ARL researchers have so far identified 18 potential therapeutic/neutralizing monoclonal antibodies.
Murray explained that blood samples were taken from COVID-19-infected patients by doctors and scientists, who then attempted to engineer new antibody configurations capable of destroying the virus.
We look to find sequences that are binding to COVID-19. Then we send them off to test their ability to neutralize, said Dr. Jimmy Gollihar, synthetic biology research scientist at the U.S. Army Capabilities Development Command, ARL-South.
In partnership with UT in Austin weve been working on methods to ID sequences of heavy and light chains of antibodies that are specific to COVID-19, he said. The people that we drew blood from were recently infected. They range from one to two weeks post-onset of symptoms. Once we drew their blood we separated their B cells.
Gollihar clarified that the discovered antibodies are intended to provide a bridge to a vaccinehastening recovery, rather than providing a long-term solution.
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Fauci most unhappy at this development
Is this the same US Army that had a team playing in the World Military Games in Wuhan back in late October?
RE: Is this the same US Army that had a team playing in the World Military Games in Wuhan back in late October?
Well the Wuhan Military games included ALL branches of the military. And I am still waiting for the Chicoms to IDENTIFY the athletes who supposedly brought the virus to Wuhan. What are their NAMES, RANK,SPORTS, MILITARY BRANCH, THEY PARTICIPATED IN, WHERE DID THEY STAY, etc.
Of course, the other conspiracy theory is linked to this:
Deadly Germ Research Is Shut Down at Army Lab in Fort Detrick, Md. Over Safety Concerns
The CDC has since reopened the facility
When sensationalism is a requirement for headlines, then if the actual deal emerges, it will be an anticlimax (kind of like having sex with my ex wife).
RE: but is the Army saying or implying that the virus (the CCP virus) is a “bioweapon” or was released by the CCP or at the direction of the CCP?
Short answer is “No”.
“I don’t have time to read the article but is the Army saying or implying that the virus (the CCP virus) is a “bioweapon” or was released by the CCP or at the direction of the CCP? “
DUH Occam’s razor
Yes, it came from the (weapons) lab. Certainly all employees are CCP.
I keep waiting for the Army, the Pentagon, or the WH to slip up and tell the truth about this virus.
“I keep waiting for the Army, the Pentagon, or the WH to slip up and tell the truth about this virus.”
That was the first thing out of my mouth and on my keyboard in January. Timing of the release was perfect with the big holiday there. Distribution by airlines and cruise boats to all parts to the world, perfect. Was it planned or just a very unfortunate accident? What did you think then.... and what do you think now? Planned or unfortunate coincidences?
The world went on lockdown, but, in China, only Wuhan was locked down.
As they say in China...sum ting wong.
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