The continued emergence of new variants makes it critical for vaccines to be effective against a broad spectrum of strains. Photo: AFP
The continued emergence of new variants makes it critical for vaccines to be effective against a broad spectrum of strains. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus in China: home-grown mRNA vaccine works better against all existing variants, mice study shows

  • Study led by former top virologist reveals results of comparing mRNA-based hybrid vaccine with Omicron-specific shot in mice
  • The team’s Delta-Omicron jab can produce broader neutralising antibodies against all variants, study indicates

The continued emergence of new variants makes it critical for vaccines to be effective against a broad spectrum of strains. Photo: AFP
The continued emergence of new variants makes it critical for vaccines to be effective against a broad spectrum of strains. Photo: AFP
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