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Preliminary research finds some COVID-19 mutations may dampen vaccine effectiveness

RELATED: Psaki relinquishes podium to Fauci for pandemic update during 2nd Biden White House press briefingWith some, the antibodies didn't work as well against the virus -- activity was one-to-threefold less, depending on the mutation, said the study leader, Rockefeller’s Dr. Michel Nussenzweig.Advertisement"It’s a small difference but it is definitely a difference," he said.

The antibody response is "not as good" at blocking the virus.Earlier research established that the two vaccines are about 95% effective in preventing COVID-19 illness.The latest findings were posted late Tuesday on an online website for researchers and have not yet been published in a journal or reviewed by other scientists. Nussenzweig is paid by the Howard Hughes

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Leaning all over each other Chanel staff enjoy a Covid rule-busting Christmas party set up by bosses.
Germany’s coronavirus fatalities passed 50,000, underscoring the urgency facing Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government to check the spread of the disease and guard against new mutations.In Europe’s largest economy, 1,013 people died from Covid-19 in the 24 hours through Thursday morning, taking the total number of deaths to 50,010, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Pandemic-related fatalities have doubled in the past month.Merkel will address Germany’s fight against the disease at a news conference later on Thursday, just two days after struggling to reach common ground with state leaders.

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