Retraction Note to: SARS-CoV-2 infects T lymphocytes through its spike protein-mediated membrane fusion

The original article was published on 07 April 2020

Retraction to: Cellular & Molecular Immunology https://doi.org/10.1038/s41423-020-0424-9, published online 7 April 2020

The authors have retracted this article1. After the publication of this article, it came to the authors attention that in order to support the conclusions of the study, the authors should have used primary T cells instead of T-cell lines. In addition, there are concerns that the flow cytometry methodology applied here was flawed. These points resulted in the conclusions being considered invalid.

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    Wang, X., Xu, W., Hu, G. et al. SARS-CoV-2 infects T lymphocytes through its spike protein-mediated membrane fusion. Cell Mol. Immunol. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41423-020-0424-9 (2020).

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Wang, X., Xu, W., Hu, G. et al. Retraction Note to: SARS-CoV-2 infects T lymphocytes through its spike protein-mediated membrane fusion. Cell Mol Immunol 17, 894 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41423-020-0498-4

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