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A better world, post-pandemic?

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Amartya Sen is a Nobel Laureate, Thomas W Lamont University Professor at Harvard, and Fellow and former Master of Trinity College. He considers what kind of world we can expect in the wake of the pandemic.

Reflections: Antibodies and the fight against coronavirus

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Sir Gregory Winter succeeded in developing technologies for making human and human-like antibodies, which have since been used to treat a range of autoimmune conditions and cancer. The resulting new class of drug has revolutionised the pharmaceutical industry and transformed the lives of millions of patients. Here the former Master of Trinity College and Nobel Laureate explains how antibody-based drugs could help in the fight against coronavirus.