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The Search for One Vaccine to Rule Them All

Scientists are working on a ‘universal’ vaccine that could protect against a broad range of coronaviruses

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The next pandemic was supposed to be influenza. After all, three flu pandemics occurred in the last century alone — the Spanish flu of 1918, Asian influenza in 1957, and the Hong Kong flu of 1968.

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Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin

Former staff writer at Medium, where I covered biotech, genetics, and Covid-19 for OneZero, Future Human, Elemental, and the Coronavirus Blog.