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A quick Q&A: What is a universal coronavirus vaccine?

SARS-CoV-2 isn’t the first coronavirus to infect humans, and it probably won’t be the last. Rather than create a new vaccine every time a coronavirus emerges, some scientists are developing a single “universal coronavirus vaccine” that could protect people from a wide range of coronaviruses, as Emily Mullin writes in Future Human. The idea is finally getting widespread support: Even National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Anthony Fauci, MD, has said that now is the time to start developing one.

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