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Antibody escape of SARS-CoV-2 Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 from vaccine and BA.1 serum

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The Omicron lineage of SARS-CoV-2, which was first described in November 2021, spread rapidly to become globally dominant and has split into a number of sublineages. BA.1 dominated the initial wave but has been replaced by BA.2 in many countries. Recent sequencing from South Africa’s Gauteng region uncovered two new sublineages, BA.4 and BA.5, which are taking over locally, driving a new wave. BA.4 and BA.5 contain identical spike sequences, and although closely related to BA.2, they contain ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.cell.2022.06.005

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Publisher:
Cell Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Cell Journal website
Volume:
185
Issue:
14
Pages:
P2422-2433.E13
Publication date:
2022-06-09
Acceptance date:
2022-06-03
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EISSN:
1097-4172
ISSN:
0092-8674
Pmid:
35772405
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English
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Pubs id:
1266306
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pubs:1266306
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2022-07-27

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