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Since vaccination is not 100% protective against infection (i.e. the virus can sometimes succeed in establishing and replicating in a vaccinated host's body), the answer is yes. Furthermore, since vaccination is also not 100% protective against transmission — although it does lower the probability of transmission from infected individuals — such mutations ...


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Copy number of the human salivary amylase gene (AMY1) varies across populations and is positively correlated with the starch content of traditional diets.1,2 Amylase gene copy number expansions are common in the evolutionary histories of several mammals.3 References Perry GH, Dominy NJ, Claw KG, Lee AS, Fiegler H, Redon R, Werner J, Villanea FA, Mountain ...


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