After Covid success, RNA vaccines may be here to stay

SourceGulf Today

University of Pennsylvania immunologist Drew Weissman poses at his home on Nov. 9, 2020. File/Tribune News Service Tom Avril, Tribune News Service When Drew Weissman first started injecting mice with genetic molecules called messenger RNA, it did not go well. Many of the animals became overwhelmed with harmful inflammation, and some died. But Weissman solved that problem with a bit of clever biochemistry 15 years ago, working with then-colleague Katalin Kariko at the University more...