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Professor says vaccines can easily be modeled after new Covid-19 variants

The new Covid-19 variant, B.1.1.529, is attracting a lot of attention, resulting in travel restrictions resurfacing in some countries. However, there is no need for panic, says a professor of infectious diseases, as vaccines can also adapt with a little help.

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A new Covid-19 variant has been discovered in Africa and Asia, and it is receiving a lot of interest due to its differences from earlier variants of the virus.

With the new variant comes the question whether current vaccines will prove effective against this new type of Covid-19.

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