Scientists are hoping to generate superior immune responses with inhaled vaccines that directly target the airway cells the virus invades. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS Scientists are hoping to generate superior immune responses with inhaled vaccines that directly target the airway cells the virus invades. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS
Scientists are hoping to generate superior immune responses with inhaled vaccines that directly target the airway cells the virus invades. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS

Inhaled vaccines under development in Hong Kong aim to fight coronavirus at its point of attack

  • Researchers are looking at whether they can get better protection from inoculations that fight the virus at its point of attack – the nose and mouth
  • Sprayed and inhaled immunisations under development in Hong Kong, the US and UK could play an important role in helping society escape restrictions

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Scientists are hoping to generate superior immune responses with inhaled vaccines that directly target the airway cells the virus invades. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS Scientists are hoping to generate superior immune responses with inhaled vaccines that directly target the airway cells the virus invades. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS
Scientists are hoping to generate superior immune responses with inhaled vaccines that directly target the airway cells the virus invades. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS
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