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Explained: Vaccine that targets multiple coronaviruses – The Indian Express

The vaccine, created by Zeichner and Virgina Tech’s Dr Xiang-Jin Meng, targets a part of the virus’s spike protein called the fusion peptide.



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Using a new platform, scientists have developed a Covid-19 vaccine that they say could offer protection against not only existing and future strains of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, but also other coronaviruses. The vaccine is cheap, at $1 a dose, and has shown promising results in early animal testing, the researchers have reported in the journal PNAS.
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