Health workers queue to receive a Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the government hospital in Klerksdorp, South Africa, on Thursday. Photo: AP Health workers queue to receive a Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the government hospital in Klerksdorp, South Africa, on Thursday. Photo: AP
Health workers queue to receive a Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the government hospital in Klerksdorp, South Africa, on Thursday. Photo: AP

Coronavirus vaccines: signs of weaker response to new strains in South Africa, Brazil

  • Two mRNA shots less able to neutralise variant that emerged near Cape Town, Boston researchers find in non-peer-reviewed study
  • People should still get the jabs to guard against severe disease, virologist says

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Health workers queue to receive a Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the government hospital in Klerksdorp, South Africa, on Thursday. Photo: AP Health workers queue to receive a Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the government hospital in Klerksdorp, South Africa, on Thursday. Photo: AP
Health workers queue to receive a Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the government hospital in Klerksdorp, South Africa, on Thursday. Photo: AP
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