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Will the Covid-19 vaccine work on new strains of the virus? – Quartz

Scientists are working to understand what mutations of the virus mean for inoculation strategies.



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As researchers become more aware of strains of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, public health officials have one question: Will vaccines offer protection against them?
At the moment, there are two broad kinds of mutations scientists are keeping an eye on: Some that make the virus more infectious, and others that appear to make it capable of evading antibodies generated by vaccines.
These new strains are somewhat expectedviruses mutate constantly. Their only evolutionary goal is to be…

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