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Pfizer Shot May Be Effective Against Key Mutation, Study Shows – BloombergQuint

Antibodies in the blood of people who had been vaccinated were able to neutralize a lab-created version of the mutant virus.

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Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SEs Covid-19 vaccine may protect against the new fast-spreading variants of the coronavirus that have emerged in the U.K. and South Africa, according to a study.
The study, by researchers at the University of Texas Medical Branch and supported by the companies, homed in on the crucial N501Y mutation in the viruss spike protein that is common to both fast-spreading variants. Antibodies in the blood of people who had been vaccinated were able to neutralize a…

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