How well will COVID-19 vaccines work against the coronavirus variants first discovered in the UK, South Africa, and Brazil? Dr. Seheult discusses the research we have so far on SARS CoV 2 mutations. (This video was recorded on February 23, 2021).
Roger Seheult, MD is the co-founder and lead professor at https://www.medcram.com
He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine and an Associate Professor at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine.
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COVID: UK variant spreading rapidly in Germany (DW) | https://www.dw.com/en/covid-uk-variant-spreading-rapidly-in-germany/a-56597463
Germany: Schools reopen for younger children amid rising COVID infections (DW) | https://www.dw.com/en/germany-schools-reopen-for-younger-children-amid-rising-covid-infections/a-56648597
Where schools are reopening in the US (CNN) | https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2020/health/coronavirus-schools-reopening/
Adapted booster vaccines in the works (Medical News Today) | https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/hope-behind-the-headlines-covid-19-vaccines-and-variants#Adapted-booster-vaccines-in-the-works
Neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 lineage B.1.1.7 pseudovirus by BNT162b2 vaccine-elicited human sera (Science) | https://science.sciencemag.org/content/early/2021/01/28/science.abg6105
Reduced neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 variant by convalescent and vaccine sera (Cell) | https://www.cell.com/cell/fulltext/S0092-8674(21)00222-1?rss=yes
mRNA-1273 vaccine induces neutralizing antibodies against spike mutants from global SARS-CoV-2 variants (bioRxiv) | https://www.biorxiv.org/content/10.1101/2021.01.25.427948v1.full.pdf
Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Retains Neutralizing Activity Against Emerging Variants First Identified in the U.K. and the Republic of South Africa (Moderna) | https://investors.modernatx.com/news-releases/news-release-details/moderna-covid-19-vaccine-retains-neutralizing-activity-against
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