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‘On the cusp of great things’: Dozens of other COVID vaccines working their way to public

Orange County Register, Jan. 24, 2021

January 24, 2021

‘On the cusp of great things’: Dozens of other COVID vaccines working their way to public

Epidemiologist and population health scientist Andrew Noymer at UC Irvine says the single-dose feature is “huge, absolutely huge.” … Scientists are poring over vital variables to understand how the different vaccines perform …. “We’re starting to collect data of that kind now,” said Philip L. Felgner, director of UC Irvine’s Vaccine Research and Development Center and Protein Microarray Laboratory and Training Facility. At UC Irvine’s Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Immunology, director Lbachir BenMohamed is pushing the next frontier — a preemptive, “pan-coronavirus” vaccine ….