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SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern partially escape humoral but not T-cell responses in COVID-19 convalescent donors and vaccinees

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Science Immunology  25 May 2021:
Vol. 6, Issue 59, eabj1750
DOI: 10.1126/sciimmunol.abj1750

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vol. 6 no. 59

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  • Received April 26, 2021
  • Accepted May 20, 2021
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  1. Daryl Geers1,,
  2. Marc C. Shamier1,,
  3. Susanne Bogers1,
  4. Gerco den Hartog2,
  5. Lennert Gommers1,
  6. Nella N. Nieuwkoop1,
  7. Katharina S. Schmitz1,
  8. Laurine C. Rijsbergen1,
  9. Jolieke A.T. van Osch1,
  10. Emma Dijkhuizen1,
  11. Gaby Smits2,
  12. Anouskha Comvalius1,
  13. Djenolan van Mourik1,
  14. Tom G. Caniels3,
  15. Marit J. van Gils3,
  16. Rogier W. Sanders3,4,
  17. Bas B. Oude Munnink1,
  18. Richard Molenkamp1,
  19. Herbert J. de Jager5,
  20. Bart L. Haagmans1,
  21. Rik L. de Swart1,
  22. Marion P.G. Koopmans1,
  23. Robert S. van Binnendijk2,
  24. Rory D. de Vries1,,* and
  25. Corine H. GeurtsvanKessel1,,*
  1. 1Department of Viroscience, Erasmus MC; Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
  2. 2Centre for Immunology of Infectious Diseases and Vaccines, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment; Bilthoven, the Netherlands.
  3. 3Department of Medical Microbiology, Amsterdam UMC; Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  4. 4Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Weill Medical College of Cornell University; New York, NY 10021, USA.
  5. 5Department of Occupational Health Services, Erasmus MC; Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
  1. *Authors for correspondence: Rory D de Vries, r.d.devries{at}; Corine H GeurtsvanKessel, c.geurtsvankessel{at}
  • These authors contributed equally to this work.

  • These authors contributed equally to this work.


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