Program in Molecular Medicine; Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology
Immunology and Infectious Disease | Infectious Disease | Microbiology | Virus Diseases
Yet even if variants evolve by some other mechanism, or their origins remain obscure, the insight about the pandemic that comes from studying mutations in SARS-CoV-2 sampled from chronic infections in immunocompromised hosts remains as valuable as ever, serving an Oracular function in the pandemic.
COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, pandemic, chronic infection, mutations
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© The Author(s) 2021. Published by Oxford University Press for the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Accepted Manuscript posted after 12-month embargo as allowed by the publisher's self-archiving policy at https://academic.oup.com/journals/pages/self_archiving_policy_b.
DOI of Published Version
Lemieux JE, Luban J. Consulting the Oracle of Chronic SARS-CoV-2 Infection. J Infect Dis. 2021 Dec 23:jiab623. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiab623. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34940876. Link to article on publisher's site
The Journal of infectious diseases
Lemieux JE, Luban J. (2021). Consulting the Oracle of Chronic SARS-CoV-2 Infection. COVID-19 Publications by UMass Chan Authors. https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiab623. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/covid19/333
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