Trials begin on Covid booster jab hoped to protect against new variants

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 11:26:01 GMT 14

Trials begin on Covid booster jab hoped to protect against new variants


Self-amplifying mRNA jab aims to trigger immune response towards virus’s spike and non-spike proteins

The first trials have begun of a Covid booster jab that it is hoped will offer good protection against a wide range of variants, researchers have revealed.

Covid jabs currently used in the UK trigger an immune response towards the coronavirus spike protein, which helps the virus get into human cells.

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