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Connect on Coronavirus: BSI published research

Here you can find international COVID-19 research that has been published in the Society’s official journals, Clinical & Experimental Immunology (CEI) and ImmunologyWe have also produced summaries of the research for a general public audience, exploring why and how the research was conducted, what the results can tell us and what further work is needed. 

Clinical & Experimental Immunology

COVID‐19 vaccine‐readiness for anti‐CD20‐depleting therapy in autoimmune diseases
D. Baker, C.A.K Roberts, G. Pryce, A. S. Kang, M. Marta, S. Reyes, K. Schmierer, G. Giovannoni & S. Amor

How do immunotherapy treatments for autoimmune diseases affect the response to COVID-19 and a potential vaccine?

First published 16 July 2020

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Using IL‐2R/lymphocytes for predicting the clinical progression of patients with COVID‐19
H. Hou, B. Zhang, H. Huang, Y. Luo, S. Wu, G. Tang, W. Liu, L. Mao, L. Mao, F. Wang & Z. Sun.

Study indicates testing COVID-19 patients for particular proteins could help predict later disease severity. 

First published 4 May 2020

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Viruses and asthma: the role of common respiratory viruses in asthma and its potential meaning for SARS‐CoV‐2
N. Novak and B. Cabanillas

Review of the relationship between SARS-CoV-2 infection and asthma.

First published 20 July 2020

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Immunopathological characteristics of coronavirus disease 2019 cases in Guangzhou, China
M. Tan, Y. Liu, R. Zhou, X. Deng, F. Li, K. Liagn & Y. Shi. ​

Study of immune response in COVID-19 patients points to key indicators of disease severity.

First published 27 May 2020

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The early landscape of COVID‐19 vaccine development in the UK and rest of the world.
H.R. Sharpe, C. Gilbride, E. Allen, S. Belij‐Rammerstorfer, C. Bissett, K. Ewer & T. Lambe.​​

Review of the progress made so far in the development of a vaccine for COVID-19.

First published 27 May 2020

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