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March 12, 2021

ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222) protects against SARS-CoV-2 B.1.351 and B.1.1.7

[Pre-print, not peer-reviewed] An investigation of the Oxford-AstraZeneca (ChAdOx1 nCoV-1; AZD1222) vaccine efficacy against SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern B.1.1.7 and B.1.351 in Syrian hamsters showed a 9.5-fold reduction of virus neutralizing antibody titer in vaccinated hamster sera against B.1.351 compared to B.1.1.7. Vaccinated hamsters challenged with B.1.1.7 or B.1.351 did not lose weight compared to…

September 23, 2020

Humoral Response to SARS-CoV-2 by Healthy and Sick Dogs during COVID-19 Pandemic in Spain

[Pre-print, not peer-reviewed] SARS-CoV-2 was not found in samples tested by RT-PCR from dogs presenting with pneumonia (n=40) nor among healthy dogs living in households with a COVID-19 case (n=20) in Spain (April to June 2020). Antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 were identified in 1 of 17 (6%) sick dogs that did not come from a COVID-19…