COG-UK update on SARS-CoV-2 Spike mutations of special interest

Coronavirus, Europe, Health, Mutation, Science, UK

“This report provides background context on mutation tracking by COG-UKand describes a priority set of SARS-CoV-2 Spike mutations that are of particular interest based on potential epidemiological significance in the UK and/or biological evidence based on the literature or unpublished work.

It provides details on the frequency of mutations,and their potential biological and immunological significance as we currently understand it. At this point in time, there is no reason to believe that any of the mutations discussed here will affect vaccine efficacy.”

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** This post was originally published on December 21, 2020 **