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Until two years ago, mRNA vaccines had never been approved. Now, vast research offers hope in treating more than COVID-19

Until two years ago, mRNA vaccines had never been approved. Now, vast research offers hope in treating more than COVID-19

Illustration by Romain Lasser When Momar Ndao looks at the ingeniousness of the mRNA technology behind the COVID-19 vaccines, he sees hope in the fight against a category of diseases that blinded his mother and killed his uncle. As a parasitologist and professor in the division of Experimental Medicine at McGill University, Dr. Ndao studies …

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Emergent BioSolutions discarded ingredients for 400 million COVID-19 vaccines, probe finds

Emergent BioSolutions discarded ingredients for 400 million COVID-19 vaccines, probe finds

Between March 2020 and February 2022, vaccine-maker Emergent BioSolutions was forced to discard or destroy up to 400 million doses’ worth of the key component of both Johnson & Johnson’s and AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine due to quality-control issues, according to a congressional report published Tuesday — a figure that reflects more than five times what …

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