Health: escape mutation

Self-tutoring about health terminology: the tutor mentions the concept of escape mutation.

An escape mutation is a difference to a virus that allows it to “escape” the effect of antibodies expected to work against it. The escape mutation may be some change in the virus’s coat so that antibodies cannot interact with it effectively.

Source:

webmd.com

Jack of Oracle Tutoring by Jack and Diane, Campbell River, BC.

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