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Facts about mRNA Vaccines

Learn more about mRNA vaccines and their development

  • mRNA vaccines do not use live or dead virus cultures
  • mRNA stands for Messenger RNA, which is a protein in cells
  • mRNA vaccines use a synthesized protein to tell your body how to fight a virus
  • Average vaccines take 5-10 years to produce; mRNA vaccines don't take as long because they don't use cultured pathogens