As questions mount across the world regarding the long-term safety and efficacy of mRNA Covid vaccines, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to two scientists instrumental in their development.
Professor Katalin Karikó and Professor Drew Weissman have been jointly named as this year’s winners for:
‘…their discoveries concerning nucleoside base modifications that enabled the development of effective mRNA vaccines against COVID-19.’
They will receive $1 million (or AUD 1.56
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