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UC Irvine scientists working on universal vaccine to attack all strains of coronavirus

CBS8, Jan. 22, 2021 (Video)

January 22, 2021

UC Irvine scientists working on universal vaccine to attack all strains of coronavirus

UC Irvine scientists are working on developing a vaccine that would attack all strains of COVID-19 as well as a potential breakthrough that would solve many of the problems related to distributing the medicine, a UCI professor on the project said Friday. Lbachir BenMohamed, a UCI School of Medicine professor, said his team is developing what they envision will be a vaccine that could work on all strains in the SARS-CoV-2 family.