• Study in France suggests high efficacy of mRNA vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern

    6 days ago - By News Medical

    A nationwide case-control study conducted in France has assessed the efficacy of mRNA-based coronavirus disease 2019 vaccines against original severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 and its variants, including B.1.1.7, B.1.351, and P1.
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  • Can prior human seasonal coronavirus antibody response patterns predict SARS-CoV-2 inhibition?

    6 days ago - By News Medical

    A new study, recently released as a preprint on the medRxiv* server, reports the intriguing finding that the cross-neutralizing antibodies elicited by human seasonal coronaviruses show varying ability to prevent binding between the SARS-CoV-2 spike antigen and its cognate receptor, the angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 .
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