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How do COVID-19 Viral Vector Vaccines Work?

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Weakened adenoviruses can be used to deliver instructions to make the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein, educating the immune system and preparing it for future encounters with SARS-CoV-2. The Johnson & Johnson, Astrazeneca, and the Sputnik V vaccines all use adenovirus vector technology. Watch another incredible video from The Vaccine Makers Project (VMP) for this beautiful visualization

Have you heard anything about when boosters might be approved for children ages 12 to 17?

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A: No Melissa, we haven’t heard anything about boosters coming for children aged 12-17 in the United States. But the magic 8-ball says it’s coming soon. 🎱 “Booster” vaccines remind our immune systems what the bad guy looks like, and they’re often used in cases where the initial introduction doesn’t make a very strong impression.

💥BIG NEWS: Health Canada approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5-11.💥

Families/Kids Vaccines

  Health Canada statement: “After a thorough and independent scientific review of the evidence, the department has determined that the benefits of this vaccine for children between five and 11 years of age outweigh the risks”. The case for vaccinating kids rests on three pillars: ➡️ The vaccine protects kids very well. In the Phase

How do COVID-19 mRNA vaccines work?

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A: A picture (or video) truly is worth a thousand words. (See link below.) Thanks to The Vaccine Makers Project (VMP) for this beautiful visualization of the miracle of science. VMP is the classroom-based program of the Vaccine Education Center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The VMP is committed to public education about vaccine