Vaccines

What is a vaccine?

A vaccine prevents a disease before a person gets it by presenting some or all of the germs that cause the disease into your immune system.  These germs have been killed or weakened so that they do not make you sick.  Typically, a vaccine is in the form of an injection and at a low […]

What vaccines are in development?

The number of vaccines in development for COVID-19 continues to grow.  It may take 12 to 18 months to get a vaccine for COVID-19 approved.  Below is information on some of the candidates in development. mRNA-1273 is a vaccine candidate developed by Moderna and the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) Vaccine Research […]