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A Llama Could Save Us From the Coronavirus

Animals all over are helping scientists make antibodies to help fight human disease. Yes, some of them are cute.

Illustrations: Sophi Gullbrants

A llama named Winter recently made headlines when scientists announced her small-but-mighty antibodies could fight the novel coronavirus. Think of it: A llama could save us from Covid-19.

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Jillian Kramer

Jillian Kramer

Jillian Kramer is a journalist whose writing has appeared in the New York Times, Scientific American, Travel + Leisure, and more.