Researchers are on alert for the potential effects of coronavirus mutations. Photo: National Institutes of Health via AP
Researchers are on alert for the potential effects of coronavirus mutations. Photo: National Institutes of Health via AP

Coronavirus: US case of reinfection ‘may affect vaccine research’

  • Scientists say a patient in a Seattle nursing home tested positive for a mutated strain a few months after recovering from an earlier variety
  • Findings suggest that the antibodies formed after the first infection did not offer strong protection against the second, team says

Researchers are on alert for the potential effects of coronavirus mutations. Photo: National Institutes of Health via AP
Researchers are on alert for the potential effects of coronavirus mutations. Photo: National Institutes of Health via AP
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