New coronavirus subvariants escape antibodies from vaccination and prior Omicron infection, studies suggest

New coronavirus subvariants escape antibodies from vaccination and prior Omicron infection, studies suggest

However, Covid-19 vaccination is still expected to provide substantial protection against severe disease, and vaccine makers are working on updated shots that might elicit a stronger immune response against the variants. “We observed 3-fold reductions of neutralizing antibody titers induced by vaccination and infection against BA4 and BA5 compared with BA1 and BA2, which are …

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