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Dominant coronavirus mutant contains ghost of pandemic past

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The coronavirus mutant that is now dominant in the U.S. is a member of the omicron family. Scientists say it spreads faster than its predecessors and is adept at escaping immunity. A genetic trait that harkens back to the pandemic's past allows the virus to escape pre-existing immunity.
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Times of India

Dominant coronavirus mutant contains ghost of pandemic past

A genetic trait that harkens back to the pandemic's past, known as a "delta mutation," appears to allow the virus "to escape pre-existing immunity from vaccination and prior infection, especially if you were infected in the omicron wave," said Dr Wesley Long, a pathologist at Houston Methodist in Texas. That's because the original omicron strain that swept the world didn't have the mutation.

1 month ago·Mumbai, India
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CTV News

Dominant coronavirus mutant contains ghost of pandemic past

The coronavirus mutant that is now dominant in the United States is a member of the omicron family but scientists say it spreads faster than its Omicron predecessors, is adept at escaping immunity and might possibly cause more serious disease.

1 month ago·Toronto, Canada
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The Independent

Dominant coronavirus mutant contains ghost of pandemic past

The coronavirus mutant that is now dominant in the United States spreads faster than its omicron predecessors, is adept at escaping immunity and might possibly cause more serious disease

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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Washington Times

Dominant coronavirus mutant contains ghost of pandemic past

The coronavirus mutant that is now dominant in the United States is a member of the omicron family but scientists say it spreads faster than its omicron predecessors, is adept at escaping immunity and might possibly cause more serious disease.

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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abc News

Dominant coronavirus mutant contains ghost of pandemic past

The coronavirus mutant that is now dominant in the United States spreads faster than its omicron predecessors, is adept at escaping immunity and might possibly cause more serious disease

1 month ago·United States
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Dominant coronavirus mutant contains ghost of pandemic past

The coronavirus mutant that is now dominant in the United States is a member of the omicron family but scientists say it spreads faster than its omicron predecessors, is adept at escaping immunity and might possibly cause more serious disease.

1 month ago·United States
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