DNA vaccines explained: The future of vaccination? | COVID-19 Special
Right now everyone is talking about mRNA vaccines, such as the Biontech-Pfizer or the Moderna vaccine – but what about DNA-vaccines? Will this be a vaccine type of the future?
Vaccines have saved millions of lives in the past century and for now, they’re the best way out of this crisis. There are exciting new prospects, waiting in the wings. The practice of vaccinating dates back thousands of years through rabbit spines, powdered cowpox and fearless scientists. Today, viral vectors and mRNA technology have been instrumental in fighting COVID-19. With DNA vaccines another technique is already been tested.
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