Last Posted: Dec 01, 2021
COVID-19 Variant Detection with a High-Fidelity CRISPR-Cas12 Enzyme
CL Fasching et al, MEDRXIV, November 30, 2021
Effectiveness of a third dose of BNT162b2 or mRNA-1273 vaccine for preventing post-vaccination COVID-19 infection: an observational study
A Sharma et al, MEDRXIV, November 30, 2021
How 2 Flights to Europe May Have Spurred Spread of New Variant- A confounding array of Covid rules and lax enforcement of mask wearing may have sent infected passengers on two KLM flights from South Africa on to “who knows where.”
J Horowitz, NY Times, November 30, 2021
Identification of susceptibility loci for adverse events following COVID-19 vaccination in the Japanese population: A web-based genome-wide association study.
S Nogawa et al, MEDRXIV, November 30, 2021
Omicron: What Is Known — and Still Unknown- Intense research into the new coronavirus variant first identified in southern Africa has just begun. World leaders have urged people not to panic — and to get vaccinated, if they can.
A Jacobs, NY Times, November 30, 2021
SARS-CoV-2 Delta variant saliva viral load is 15-fold higher than wild-type strains
K Imai et al, MEDRXIV, November 30, 2021
A case series of SARS-CoV-2 reinfections caused by the variant of concern Gamma in Brazil
FG Naveca et al, MEDRXIV, November 29, 2021
Development and evaluation of a machine learning-based in-hospital COvid-19 Disease Outcome Predictor (CODOP): a multicontinental retrospective study
R Klen et al, MEDRXIV, November 29, 2021
Impact of genetic ancestry on viral infection response
L Koch, Nat Rev Genetics, November 29, 2021
Incorporating the mutational landscape of SARS-COV-2 variants and case-dependent vaccination rates into epidemic models
MM Chowdhury et al, November 29, 2021
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