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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: COVID-19: SARS-CoV-2 Neutralizing Agents
Principal Investigator:

Subhra Mohapatra

Location: Tampa, FL
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $128,400
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


COVID-19 super pandemic is still suffering from the lack of a vaccine or infection control measures and the lack of any treatments against this new virus. One of the unique features of SARS-CoV-2 is that it has an R0=2.2 (the ability of an infected patient to spread the disease) vs R0=1 for SARS-CoV and R0=0.3 for Influenza. Due to this, individuals infected with SARS-CoV-2 remain asymptomatic and yet pass on the virus to family, friends and colleagues at work, thus expanding the COVID-19 cases....

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