Today’s Infectious Disease News (9/13/21)

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Are you concerned that COVID-19 vaccines were rushed? COVID-19 vaccines ARE an astonishing breakthrough, but the technology’s success story was decades in-the-making. mRNA-based vaccines were studied and tested for 40 years before to achieve safety and effectiveness. Give these articles a read to learn more about the vaccines’ fascinating history:

COVID-19 mRNA vaccines: How could anything developed this quickly be safe? – University of Alabama at Birminghan

The long road to mRNA vaccines – Canadian Institutes of Health Research

mRNA Vaccines: A new era in vaccinology – Nature