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How SARS-CoV-2 Omicron subvariants have developed to evade host T-cell immunity

In a current article revealed within the journal¬†PNAS, researchers examine whether or not the extreme acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and its variants of concern (VOCs), particularly Omicron, have developed to evade CD8+ T cell-mediated immunity much like how these VOCs have acquired mutations inside the spike (S) protein to withstand neutralizing antibodies (nAbs). […]