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How mRNA Vaccines Could Prevent or Eliminate Infectious Diseases Beyond COVID-19

Scientists created a vaccine to prevent the COVID-19 virus using foundational research and technology developed at Penn. Today, as we race to vaccinate more people in more places, the biology behind these vaccines is poised to change the world again in the form of new vaccines against other infectious diseases.