The Attempt to Grow a Covid-19 Vaccine in Plants

In the race to find a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine, researchers around the world are deploying a wide range of vaccine-making strategies, from the traditional to the theoretical. As science journalist Leslie Nemo writes in Future Human, a brand-new publication from Medium about the science shaping the survival of humanity, a small group of scientists is working with one particularly unusual method: They’re trying to grow vaccines in plants.



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Yasmin Tayag

Editor, Medium Coronavirus Blog. Senior editor at Future Human by OneZero. Previously: science at Inverse, genetics at NYU.