UMMS Affiliation

Program in Molecular Medicine; Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biotechnology

Publication Date

2021-12-23

Document Type

Article Postprint

Disciplines

Immunology and Infectious Disease | Infectious Disease | Microbiology | Virus Diseases

Abstract

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.

Keywords

COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, pandemic, chronic infection, mutations

Rights and Permissions

© 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

10.1093/infdis/jiab623

Source

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

Journal/Book/Conference Title

The Journal of infectious diseases

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

34940876

Available for download on Friday, December 23, 2022

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