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Scientists have learned more about the UK and South American variant of the COVID-19 virus, and how they might be affected by vaccines. The news isn’t good, but behind the scary headlines is important research that can help us be better equipped to continue fighting the virus.

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Sources:
Highlighted research:
https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/955239/NERVTAG_paper_on_variant_of_concern__VOC__B.1.1.7.pdf
https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.01.18.427166
https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.01.15.426911
Other Sources:
https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.01.18.426984
https://cmmid.github.io/topics/covid19/uk-novel-variant.html
https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/SARS-CoV-2-variant-multiple-spike-protein-mutations-United-Kingdom.pdf
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/transmission/variant.html
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/more/science-and-research/scientific-brief-emerging-variants.html
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41551-020-00660-2
Other Coverage:


https://www.bbc.com/news/health-55768627

Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine works just as well against variant first detected in U.K., study indicates


https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-pfizer-vaccine/pfizer-vaccine-appears-effective-against-coronavirus-variant-found-in-britain-study-idUSKBN29P13A
https://apnews.com/article/coronavirus-pandemic-coronavirus-vaccine-845ef3fed4125ab271f6b5de641aae1a
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00502-w

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Scientists have learned more about the UK and South American variant of the COVID-19 virus, and how they might be affected by vaccines. The news isn't good, but behind the scary headlines is important research that can help us be better equipped to continue fighting the virus.

Hosted by: Hank Green

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Silas Emrys, Jb Taishoff, Bd_Tmprd, Harrison Mills, Jeffrey Mckishen, James Knight, Christoph Schwanke, Jacob, Matt Curls, Sam Buck, Christopher R Boucher, Eric Jensen, Lehel Kovacs, Adam Brainard, Greg, Ash, Sam Lutfi, Piya Shedden, KatieMarie Magnone, Scott Satovsky Jr, charles george, Alex Hackman, Chris Peters, Kevin Bealer
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Sources:
Highlighted research:
https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/955239/NERVTAG_paper_on_variant_of_concern__VOC__B.1.1.7.pdf
https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.01.18.427166
https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.01.15.426911
Other Sources:
https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.01.18.426984
https://cmmid.github.io/topics/covid19/uk-novel-variant.html
https://www.ecdc.europa.eu/sites/default/files/documents/SARS-CoV-2-variant-multiple-spike-protein-mutations-United-Kingdom.pdf
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/transmission/variant.html
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/more/science-and-research/scientific-brief-emerging-variants.html
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41551-020-00660-2
Other Coverage:
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/22/world/europe/virus-variant-uk.html
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/25/health/coronavirus-moderna-vaccine-variant.html
https://www.bbc.com/news/health-55768627
https://www.statnews.com/2021/01/20/pfizer-biontech-covid-19-vaccine-works-just-as-well-against-variant-first-detected-in-u-k-study-indicates/
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-pfizer-vaccine/pfizer-vaccine-appears-effective-against-coronavirus-variant-found-in-britain-study-idUSKBN29P13A
https://apnews.com/article/coronavirus-pandemic-coronavirus-vaccine-845ef3fed4125ab271f6b5de641aae1a
https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-00502-w
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