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Mario #Draghi sta prendendo la parola al Forum "Verso Sud" a #Sorrento organizzato dalla ministra
@mara_carfagna. Riporterò i passaggi più importanti del suo intervento.
@mara_carfagna #Draghi: "Il Sud è al centro dell'azione dell'esecutivo. Vogliamo che il Mezzogiorno torni ad avere la centralità che merita in Italia e in Europa".
@mara_carfagna #Draghi: "L'evoluzione delle politiche pubbliche per il Meridione è spesso rappresentata come una successione di inevitabili sprechi, di fallimenti. La storia economica del Sud nel 2° Dopoguerra è ben più complessa di come la vogliono o la rappresentano questi pigri pregiudizi.
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1/ Q: What is this news about an antibody “100% cure” I just heard? Please tell me this is true!

A: While we want nothing more to wake up to this type of #COVID19 “game-changer” news, we should read this story with both cautious optimism AND skepticism. More below
2/ The news story in question from Friday came from a press release by #Sorrento Therapeutics, whose stock went up 153% on the news that it had found an antibody that provides “100% inhibition of SARS-CoV-2 infection of healthy cells after four days incubation.”
3/ The antibody works by preventing the #virus from attaching to the host’s healthy cell, which means it can’t enter the cell and reproduce:…

This does sound like promising news, so file under cautiously optimistic. Thought there are some caveats:
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#Sorrento Therapeutics is claiming that their antibody is 100% effective and will cure the virus.... but didn’t study ACE2 protein coronas and did their study in vitro. You can take a relatively crappy antibody, saturate the virus, and show “100% inhibition.” #PumpandDump
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