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Experts think new Covid mutations can be controlled by tweaking vaccines

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The discovery of new variants of coronavirus might have sent alarms across the globe, but infectious-disease experts think the available coronavirus vaccine can be tweaked to control the mutant. Drew Weissman, a professor of medicine at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine says such tweaking is a matter of minutes. Weissman is one of the inventors of the messenger RNA technology powering the vaccine.