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Boston University COVID researchers combine omicron spike protein with original virus, test strain on mice

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Boston University researchers have combined the omicron variant spike protein with the original virus. The created strain was tested on mice to help fight against future pandemics. The research was reviewed and approved by the Institutional Biosafety Committee, which consists of scientists as well as local community members.
Published 3 months ago · Boston, United States

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