This informative article from Science Translational Medicine gives an updated account of the different classes and vaccines of the Coronavirus. There are over nine “viral vectors” to help humans curb the amount of worldwide cases. The article also mentions genetic, recombinant protein, attenuated virus, and inactivated virus vaccines. There are numerous subcategories within each of the vaccines that the article goes into greater length describing the advantages and disadvantages of each one.
“An excellent side effect is that vaccine technology will never be the same after this – it’s going to be like aircraft design before and after World War II, and for many of the same reasons. This whole pandemic has been awful, in many different ways, but we’re going to come out of it stronger and more capable than when we went in.”
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