Vaccines beef up your immune system by giving it a little taste of a weak—or dead—version of diseases. Now researchers in the UK have developed an alternative approach:
There’s a new one: zombified virus!! So basically, just virus-like particles – like the Hepatitis B virus vaccine that’s been on sale for years, and the Human papillomavirus vaccines that have been blockbusting the industry in the last couple.
And not new, either: others have previously tried the same approach – in plants, no less – and been successful. But they were from Argentina.
See on gizmodo.com