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Study shows promising immune response against variants

Scientists at the Mirimus Laboratory prepare to test COVID-19 samples from recovered patients on April 8, 2020 in Brooklyn, New York.Mischa Friedman | Getty ImagesOne type of T cell responsible for destroying cells infected with viruses…

How Do Virus Variants Get Their Names?

20H / 501Y.V2.VOC 202012/02.B.1.351.Those were the charming names that scientists had suggested for a new variant of the coronavirus identified in South Africa. The intertwined sequences of letters, numbers, and dots are of great…