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Where we are with the most promising vaccines
Vaccine testing stages - correct as of 30.1.20 - note: this list represents my own, unscientific, opinion on the vaccines I think are the most promising
I am also only looking at UK/US/EU for EUA and general release
Most Promising Vaccines
What types of vaccines are they?
BioNTech and - Pfizer
Similar to DNA vaccines, these experimental vaccines provide immunity through introduction of genetic material (RNA). RNA vaccines can also be potentially developed more quickly and easily than other vaccines.
No RNA vaccines have been approved for human use but clinical trials have been carried out or are ongoing on mRNA vaccines for influenza, cytomegalovirus, HIV-1, rabies and Zika virus
Non-Replicating Viral Vector
Johnson & Johnson
Similar to replicating viral vector vaccines -a viral gene is added to a different, non-replicating, virus and delivered to the vaccine recipient.
The first adenovirus vaccine for any disease was approved for Ebola in June 2020.
China National -Biotec
A vaccine consisting of the disease-causing virus that has been killed, with heat or chemicals, so it won’t make you sick.
Examples of inactive virus vaccines:
inactivated poliovirus (IPV) vaccine, whole cell pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine, rabies vaccine and the hepatitis A virus vaccine
Rather than introducing whole viruses to an immune system, a fragment of the virus is used to trigger an immune response and stimulate immunity.
Examples of Protein Subunit vaccines: Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, hepatitis B
DNA-based vaccines work by inserting a genetically engineered blueprint of viral gene(s) into small DNA molecules (called plasmids) for injection into vaccinated people.Cells take in the DNA plasmids and follow their instructions to build viral proteins, which the immune system recognises as foreign, triggers a immune response that protects against the disease.
No DNA vaccines have been approved for human use to date
Vaccine, Research & Treatments
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