How the mRNA vaccine against Covid works
02 February 2022 | 2:17 pm
Özlem Türeci and Uğur Şahin from BioNTech developed the first mRNA vaccine against the coronavirus. The German scientists with Turkish roots were awarded the 2021 German Future Prize for their achievement. How does the vaccine work?
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