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Personalized mRNA cancer vaccines: when might they be available?

Personalized mRNA cancer vaccines: when might they be available?

BioNTech has announced a partnership with the UK government to conduct trials of personalized mRNA cancer immunotherapies. The trials aim to treat patients with advanced cancer and prevent the cancer from coming back in others. Experts estimate that it could be several years before cancer vaccines become widely available. As of January 10, 2022, over …

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Half fewer infections in children in winter thanks to anti-COVID vaccines

Half fewer infections in children in winter thanks to anti-COVID vaccines

The world’s largest study on COVID vaccination and children finds that it halves the risk of infection during the winter in Israel. The authors call this result “moderate” protection, a far cry from the very high level of protection initially provided by vaccines, but much better than some previous estimates suggesting that vaccines provided children …

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