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Coronavirus vaccine technology is paving the way for a whole new approach to flu shots – Washington Post

Messenger RNA influenza vaccines could be more effective than traditional flu shots and protect against numerous strains for years at time, researchers say.



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Researchers are hopeful that the success of those coronavirus vaccines will grease the wheels for mRNA flu shots and help expeditewhat is typically a lengthy process involving years of research, clinical trials and regulatory review and approval.
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Its a very obvious progression given the success of the covid-19 vaccine to move right to flu, said Andrew Pekosz, a professor of microbiology at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
But researchers say…

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