UK scientists identify antibody levels needed to prevent symptomatic COVID-19

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People walk past an illustration of a virus outside a regional science centre, as the city and surrounding areas face local restrictions in an effort to avoid a local lockdown being forced upon the region, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Oldham, Britain August 3, 2020. REUTERS/Phil Noble

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June 24 (Reuters) - British researchers have identified the level of antibody protection needed to prevent symptomatic COVID-19, the University of Oxford said on Thursday, adding that results from the study could help speed up new vaccine development.

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Reporting by Pushkala Aripaka in Bengaluru; Editing by Shinjini Ganguli

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