Preprint: BA.2.12.1, BA.4, and BA.5 substantially escape neutralizing antibodies

These data show that the BA.2.12.1, BA.4, and BA.5 subvariants substantially escape neutralizing antibodies induced by both vaccination and infection....More...

Preprint: Monkeypox has far more mutations than expected

“Researchers found the current Monkeypox strain diverges from the original strain by 50 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), and several mutations made the virus more transmissible.”...More...

Post-Acute Sequelae of COVID-19 infection with Tremor, Ataxia and Cognitive Deficit – PASC-TAC

“A notable neurologic phenotype of PASC with a characteristic combination of tremor, ataxia, and cognitive deficits (PASC-TAC) was observed in ~7% of participants without a prior neurologic history of these symptoms....More...

UK: Vaccine derived polio outbreak in London *1 update*

The Guardian newspaper is reporting the discovery of vaccine derived Polio in wastewater from London today:

“UK Public health officials have declared a national incident after routine surveillance of wastewater in north and east London found evidence of community transmission of poliovirus for the first time....More...