New study identifies mechanism of immune evasion of SARS-CoV-2 and variants

A new study has revealed important insights into how SARS-CoV-2 and its variants escape the immune system. The findings pave the way for new therapeutic approaches against COVID-19. The research of the international team of scientists from the USA, Brazil and Germany focused on the interactions between the virus and the human innate immune system. The study was led by a team from the Ragon Institute of Mass General, MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, USA. The results were published in the renowned journal „Cell“ on May 9, 2024.

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