COVID-19 virus variants are evolving ‘escape’ mutations, and immune-compromised patients provide a breeding ground

COVID-19 virus variants are evolving ‘escape’ mutations, and immune-compromised patients provide a breeding ground

For more than two months, a 73-year-old cancer patient fought COVID-19 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. His doctors did genomic sequencing on blood and respiratory samples collected as he got better and then, suddenly, worse.

By Miki