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Customizable Vaccine Could Fight Numerous Diseases

As the Zika virus spreads through the Americas and into the United States, there's been a scramble to develop a vaccine against it. Some of those vaccines are now entering clinical trials. Omar Kahn, a chemical engineer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, hopes his customizable vaccine will soon follow. The vaccine uses messenger RNA, a genetic material that researchers program to fight any disease-causing organism by stimulating an amplified immune response in the body. The...

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