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The Race Is On to Find the Holy Grail of Covid-19 Antibodies

Lab-made antibodies could be our best hope against the pandemic — and future ones

A photo of a nurse holding blood sample vials in a lab. She is wearing purple gloves.
A nurse handles Covid-19 blood samples. Photo: Emanuele Cremaschi/Getty Images

Carl Hansen was in the middle of running a pandemic simulation at AbCellera, the Vancouver biotech company where he is CEO, when the first reports of a mysterious respiratory disease trickled out of China.

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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.

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