Widespread SARS-CoV-2 mutation escapes vaccine- and infection-induced CD8 T-cell responses

By | June 30, 2021
Researchers in the UK have warned that a widespread mutation that has arisen in the spike protein of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) appears to escape recognition by CD8 T-cell responses in both convalescent patients and recipients of the current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines.