Tag: variant

  • SARS-CoV2 Mu variant is resistant towards serum antibody neutralization

    SARS-CoV2 Mu variant is resistant towards serum antibody neutralization

    Picture source: 11Alive It is no news, vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 enormously decreases chances of severe side effects and hospitalizations, but vaccinated individuals are still not spared in this pandemic. This is mainly because of the rare breakthrough cases being reported by vaccinated people mostly caused by the newer SARS-CoV-2 strains. As of September 2021, there […]

  • SARS-COV-2 Delta Variant: The Uninvited Guest and How to Deal with it.

    SARS-COV-2 Delta Variant: The Uninvited Guest and How to Deal with it.

    Picture source: WHO SARS-CoV-2 is an RNA virus- ergo it was expected to mutate. Unfortunately, about 163 million Americans had already gotten the shot before the new Delta (B.1.617.2) variant emerged. This new variant, first identified in India, was seen to be much more contagious than the previous versions. The spreading of misinformation in public […]