Armed and ready: How the mRNA vaccine protects against COVID-19

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Armed and ready: How the mRNA vaccine protects against COVID-19

Sarah Mooney

Sarah Mooney

mRNA vaccine

Christchurch pharmacist Sarah Mooney looks at how the immune system works and how the COVID-19 jab teaches the body how to respond to the new threat.

It’s crucial that pharmacists arm themselves with at least a rudimentary understanding of the vaccine technology There may not have been a year i
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  2. Ministry of Health. COVID-19: How the vaccine works. July 2021. health.govt.nz