4/25/2005

St. Louis researchers say monoclonal antibodies may work in
treating West Nile virus after finding the antibodies cured mice
infected with the virus. The National Institute for Allergy and
Infectious Diseases-funded study found antibodies taken from the blood
of people who recovered from the virus could cure mice infected with
the virus, and Maryland-based MacroGenics made a human-like version of the antibody which protected mice from death after infection with the virus.

Full Story:
Reuters

Related Summaries