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Friday, December 17, 2021

A pre-print on Biorxiv discusses Striking Antibody Evasion Manifested by the Omicron Variant of SARS-CoV-2.

We found B.1.1.529 ["Omicron" variant] to be markedly resistant to neutralization by serum not only from convalescent patients, but also from individuals vaccinated with one of the four widely used COVID-19 vaccines. Even serum from persons vaccinated and boosted with mRNA-based vaccines exhibited substantially diminished neutralizing activity against B.1.1.529.

1639762311 - 9:31 AM - scamdemic, science