A mobile Covid-19 vaccine clinic gets the message across in Manhattan, New York. Photo: Reuters
A mobile Covid-19 vaccine clinic gets the message across in Manhattan, New York. Photo: Reuters

Could vaccines beat back Omicron? South African study offers first clues

  • Highly mutated variant much better at evading existing mRNA vaccine than previous coronavirus strains, but boosters could help, study indicates
  • Findings of Durban-based researchers come after Swedish study found ‘highly variable’ reduction in antibody levels relative to original strain

A mobile Covid-19 vaccine clinic gets the message across in Manhattan, New York. Photo: Reuters
A mobile Covid-19 vaccine clinic gets the message across in Manhattan, New York. Photo: Reuters
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