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Advantage virus https://www.nature.com/articles/s41423-021-00779-5 The spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 variant A.30 is heavily mutated and evades vaccine-induced antibodies with high efficiency Prerna Arora, Cheila Rocha, Amy Kempf, Inga Nehlmeier, Luise Graichen, Martin S. Winkler, Martin Lier, Sebastian Schulz, Hans-Martin Jäck, Anne Cossmann, Metodi V. Stankov, Georg M. N. Behrens, Stefan Pöhlmann & Markus Hoffmann Cellular & MolecularContinue reading “The CDC-Wuhan Virus Strikes Back”
M.H.V. Van Regenmortel, in Encyclopedia of Virology (Third Edition), 2008 Antigenicity or antigenic reactivity refers to the capacity of viruses to bind to specific antibody molecules. The antigenicity of nonenveloped viruses resides in the antigenic sites or B-cell epitopes of capsid proteins that are recognized by the binding sites of antibodies. Protein epitopes are classified as either continuousContinue reading “Original Antigenic Sin and the Folly of Our Universal Vaccination Campaign”
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