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    Llamas will help fight coronavirus

    (ORDO NEWS) — Millions of years ago, the common ancestor of modern llamas, camels and alpacas underwent an unusual genetic mutation that gave these animals a strange type of antibody that other mammals do not have. Scientists have suggested that they can help fight COVID-19. Researchers at the Rosalyn Franklin Institute and the University of Oxford told Wired that llama antibodies, also called nanobodies, are capable of fighting the new…