Oct 22, 2021

Resistance of SARS-CoV-2 variants to neutralization

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Kaku et al. demonstrate that the efficacy of neutralizing mAbs and convalescent plasma is maintained against SARS-CoV-2 variants B.1.1.7 from the UK and mink cluster 5 but decreases against B.1.351 from South Africa and P.1 from Brazil. Rapid spread of these variants significantly impacts SARS-CoV-2 therapies and vaccine strategies.

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