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Serum Institute joins hands with IAVI, Merck to develop coronavirus neutralising antibodies

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Serum Institute of India and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative have joined hands with American pharmaceutical giant Merck to develop coronavirus neutralising monoclonal antibodies. The antibodies will neutralise SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes coronavirus disease. Non-profit organisation IAVI and Scripps Research, a non-profit American biomedical research facility, have jointly invented the antibodies.