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Mutation in mink threatens vaccine efficacy (General)

by dan @, Tuesday, November 10, 2020, 15:38 (115 days ago) @ dulan drift

And it seems that this virus mutates quite frequently. I think I remember reading during the original SARS outbreak back in the day that there are both benefits and drawbacks to a virus that mutates frequently. A benefit is that it is more likely to mutate itself out of existence, or at least mutate to where it's harmless. A drawback is that it's harder to create a vaccine for it.

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