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Coronavirus vaccines could hold the key to treating other diseases like cancer

A few weeks ago, a group of American scientists in the city of Philadelphia reported that they had injected mice with genetic instructions in the form of RNA (ribonucleic acid), prompting the animals’ cells to produce customised proteins.If that seems like no big deal at this point, now that millions have undergone a similar process in being vaccinated against Covid-19, guess again.These injections were not vaccines, and the mice in question were fetuses, so the RNA had to be administered with…

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