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Live-Attenuated Virus Vaccine Development 'is the Right Approach'

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A vaccine biotech firm based in Massachusetts points to the proven science of live-attenuated viruses in vaccine development as key to the company's commitment to the development platform.
A live-attenuated virus is a weakened (attenuated) virus that is able to multiply within the host to a limited extent and engineered to be unable to cause any disease.

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Live-Attenuated Virus Vaccine Development ‘is the Right Approach'

In COVID-19, Latest News by Precision Vaccinations

A vaccine biotech firm based in Massachusetts points to the proven science of live-attenuated viruses in vaccine development as key to the company's commitment to the development platform.
A live-attenuated virus is a weakened (attenuated) virus that is able to multiply within the host to a limited extent and engineered to be unable to cause any disease.

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Russia's COVID-19 Vaccine Development Plans Are Extensive

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In addition to the two coronavirus vaccines that have already been registered by the Russian Federation, another twenty-four COVID-19 vaccine candidates were reported by Interfax to be in various stages of development.
Inna Kulikova, the director of the Russian Health Ministry's Department of Emergency Medical Care and Health Risk Management, stated at the Medicine and Quality 2020 conference held on December 8, 2020, "The Health Ministry of the Russian Federation registered the Gam-Covid-Vac (Sputnik V) vaccine on August 11, 2020, and the EpiVacCorona vaccine two months later.” 

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Russia’s COVID-19 Vaccine Development Plans Are Extensive

In COVID-19, Latest News by Precision Vaccinations

In addition to the two coronavirus vaccines that have already been registered by the Russian Federation, another twenty-four COVID-19 vaccine candidates were reported by Interfax to be in various stages of development.
Inna Kulikova, the director of the Russian Health Ministry's Department of Emergency Medical Care and Health Risk Management, stated at the Medicine and Quality 2020 conference held on December 8, 2020, "The Health Ministry of the Russian Federation registered the Gam-Covid-Vac (Sputnik V) vaccine on August 11, 2020, and the EpiVacCorona vaccine two months later.”