Who is manufacturing India’s mRNA vaccine?

News 14.02.2022

Like other vaccines, the mRNA vaccine strives to activate the immune system to produce antibodies that help counter an infection from a live virus. While the traditional method to do this involves introducing a part or the whole virus in a way that it cannot replicate, there is always the risk of an adverse reaction in the case of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Hence, a quest of vaccinology has been to tease out an immune response that is effective but also relatively safe. The theory goes that the less of a foreign body injected, the fewer the odds of an adverse response. A common approach by vaccine makers during the pandemic was to introduce a portion of the spike protein, the key part of the coronavirus, as part of a vaccine. (Read More)

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