Separate studies from South Africa and the Netherlands found that T-cells were still holding up against Omicron in people who had mRNA or vectored vaccines. Photo: AFP
Separate studies from South Africa and the Netherlands found that T-cells were still holding up against Omicron in people who had mRNA or vectored vaccines. Photo: AFP

Omicron: good signs that Sinopharm and Sinovac shots fend off severe illness, WHO expert says

  • Antibodies from the vaccines decline but T-cells still appear to go into action, health body’s incident manager says
  • A decoupling in cases and deaths is under way, Abdi Mahamud says

Topic |   Chinese coronavirus vaccines
Separate studies from South Africa and the Netherlands found that T-cells were still holding up against Omicron in people who had mRNA or vectored vaccines. Photo: AFP
Separate studies from South Africa and the Netherlands found that T-cells were still holding up against Omicron in people who had mRNA or vectored vaccines. Photo: AFP
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