UBC researchers say they’ve found ‘weak spot’ in all COVID-19 variants that could lead to better treatment

CBC News | August 18, 2022

In a peer-reviewed study published Thursday, the research team said they found a largely consistent soft spot — like a dent in the virus’s spike protein armour — that has survived the coronavirus’s mutations to date. Scientists determined a certain antibody fragment was able to “effectively neutralize” all the variants, to some degree, because it exploited the vulnerability.