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SARS-CoV-2 Variants Can Evade Antibodies That Neutralize Original Virus

News   Mar 08, 2021 | Original story from Washington University School of Medicine

 
SARS-CoV-2 Variants Can Evade Antibodies That Neutralize Original Virus

Physician assistant Philana Liang prepares a vial of COVID-19 vaccine on the Washington University Medical Campus. New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has found that new variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 can evade antibodies that work against the original form of the virus that sparked the pandemic, potentially undermining the effectiveness of vaccines and antibody-based drugs now being used to prevent or treat COVID-19. Credit: Matt Miller/Washington University.

 
 
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