Variants, Strains and Mutations of COVID19 Coronavirus - and the challenges for vaccines

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COVID Delta Variant: Everything You Need to Know - by Tomas Pueyo - Uncharted Territories


Cases are growing exponentially across the world. Again. If you don’t know where this is going, a historical refresher might help. India has suffered about two million COVID dea...

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Article nature.com

How the coronavirus infects cells — and why Delta is so dangerous


Scientists are unpicking the life cycle of SARS-CoV-2 and how the virus uses tricks to evade detection.

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Article technologyreview.com

Five reasons why you don’t need to panic about coronavirus variants | MIT Technology Review - MIT Technology Review


The hype around “scariants” is overblown. But we also shouldn’t be too complacent.

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Article economist.com

The same covid-19 mutations are appearing in different places | Graphic detail | The Economist - The Economist


Convergent evolution may make travel restrictions redundant

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Article theguardian.com

South African Covid variant may cut antibody protection from Pfizer vaccine by two-thirds - the Guardian (2021)


Study finds fall in antibody activity – but scientists say jab should still protect against severe disease and death

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Article wired.com

Worrisome New Coronavirus Mutations Are Emerging. Why Now? | WIRED - Wired


Across the globe, SARS-CoV-2 is evolving ways to evade the immune system and become more infectious. Blown pandemic response plans are to blame. --- Hannage pointed to wha...

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Rolls-Royce says new Covid-19 strains will slash travel this year | Rolls-Royce | The Guardian - the Guardian (2021)


Engine-maker’s shares tumble as it says it expects to burn through £2bn in cash

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Article apple.news

Why a coronavirus vaccine could take way longer than a year — National Geographic


Considering the history and science behind making these drugs, “a year to 18 months would be absolutely unprecedented,” one expert warns.

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Article cnbc.com

The coronavirus has mutated and appears to be more contagious now, new study finds - CNBC (2020)


The new coronavirus strain began spreading in Europe in early February before migrating to other parts of the world, including the U.S., becoming the dominant form of the virus ...

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The coronavirus may have mutated to become more infectious, Dr. Anthony Fauci says - CNBC (2020)


"The data is showing there's a single mutation that makes the virus be able to replicate better and maybe have high viral loads," Fauci said in an interview.

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The Problem With Stories About Dangerous Coronavirus Mutations - The Atlantic (2020)


There’s no clear evidence that the pandemic virus has evolved into significantly different forms—and there probably won’t be for months.

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