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UCI researchers developing vaccine designed to prevent future coronavirus outbreaks

KABC, Jan. 15, 2021 (Video)

January 15, 2021

UCI researchers developing vaccine designed to prevent future coronavirus outbreaks

Scientists at UC Irvine are developing a vaccine designed to prevent future coronavirus outbreaks. …UCI professor Lbachir BenMohamed, Ph.D. said it’s not a matter of if another coronavirus will emerge, but when. …BenMohamed and his team at the UCI School of Medicine are working on a pre-emptive strike — a universal vaccine that can protect against all forms of the coronavirus. … Early trials have produced promising results.