- December 23, 2020 at 11:26 am #31450
The new coronavirus is unlikely to survive the vaccine-induced immune response. But it has been very clear in recent months that mutations can occur because there are a lot of vaccine injections and thought mutations would be more common. The vaccination of millions of people forces the virus to adapt and the mutation helps to avoid or neutralize the immune response and the virus is constantly adapting. But fortunately, the human immune system is a far more formidable enemy. In other words, viruses are extremely difficult to escape the body’s defenses, although there are many different forms.
Vaccination is given to approximately 60% of the total population in about a year. And keeping the number of patients lessened significantly reduces the chance of the virus mutating. Still, scientists must closely monitor the development of the virus to detect mutations that may inhibit the vaccine’s effectiveness.
Many experts argue that it takes years, not months, for the virus to evolve enough to render today’s vaccines ineffective. These mutations are spreading. And of course, scientists have to examine these mutations and their effects. You should not worry that a single mutation will render all immunity and antibodies useless. Because that’s a process that takes years. And must have a collection of
multiple viral mutations. Vaccines are also highly responsive to the immune system. Therefore, the coronavirus may have to have multiple mutations over the years before the vaccine needs to be improved and people should not panic.
I think this is a situation which is going to make things a lot worse, but there are some really optimistic things if you look once we get the vaccine out, assuming the vaccine works against this, which at the moment is the working assumption.
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