Several COVID-19 vaccines limit viral growth in monkeys: reports

There’s been a lot of monkey business in the world of COVID-19 vaccine research this week — literally. Scientists from San Diego to Boston to Oxford, England, have released results from studies in which monkeys given experimental COVID-19 vaccines were then deliberately infected with the novel coronavirus. And while the specific vaccine formulations differed, all induced immune responses that stalled the growth of the virus.The recent results encompass vaccines in development by Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca and local biotech Inovio Pharmaceuticals. The findings are no guarantee that a...


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