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More pandemic positivity:

- An antibody that blocks COVID-19 has been identified

- Remdesivir, a drug that has shown promising results against COVID-19, has been approved for deployment to urgent cases this week

- The Gates Foundation has pledged $125 million to fight coronavirus

- At least 10 existing and already approved drugs have shown promise at preventing coronavirus multiplying in the body

- The LightStrike robot, which uses ultraviolet light to disinfect hospitals has been shown to deactivate the novel coronavirus in just two minutes, providing a potentially effective method of removing the virus from public spaces