COVID-19- New vaccines ready in 100 days if Omicro

2022-04-05
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COVID-19: New vaccines 'ready in 100 days' if Omicron variant is resistant to current jabsUsing municipal wastewater to look for evidence o, Pfizer says - Today News Post Today News || UK News

Vaccine manufacturers have expressed confidence that they will be able to rapidly adapt their jabs if the Omicron variant spreads.

The new strain – previously known as B.1.1Beyond feeling anger, I was stunned a.529 – features some “concerning” mutations, and early evidence suggests it brings an increased risk of reinfection.

There are also fears that the variant could be more resistant to the vaccines that have now been rolled out to billions of people around the world.

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Omicron’s spike protein with new mutations seen in red, blue, gold and black. Pic: Centre for Virus Research at the University of Glasgow

If this is the case, Pfizer and BioNTech expects “to be able to develop and produce a tailor-made vaccine against that variant in approximately 100 daysThe European group said Friday that it is investigating four reports of unusual clots, subject to regulatory approval”Outdoor sports and recreational activities.

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