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Covid-19: Co-inventor of mRNA shots works on new vaccine against all coronaviruses

Drew Weissman’s decades of research helped pave the way for mRNA Covid-19 vaccines, but the scientist isn’t resting on his laurels.The University of Pennsylvania immunologist, who on Thursday shared the US$3 million 2022 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences with his long-time collaborator Katalin Kariko, is now spearheading efforts to design a new vaccine against all coronaviruses.The Silicon Valley-backed award honours major discoveries with the highest cash amounts in science.“There have been…

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