How they work, why they’re “cleaner” than traditional vaccines, and why they might prove catastrophic in a rushed coronavirus response.
mRNA vaccines - also called “genetic vaccines” - arise from an innovative biotechnology approach that turns the body’s cells into molecular factories to produce proteins that activate a pathogen-specific immune response. The technology holds great promise but also presents significant risks which are not yet fully known.
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