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Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines are just the beginning. Will Australia miss out on the mRNA medical revolution? – ABC News

The promise of mRNA vaccines is not limited to COVID-19: their potential benefits for other diseases could be explosive. So why isn’t Australia immediately getting…

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When Drew Weissman and Katalin Karikó got their COVID-19 vaccine jabs before Christmas at the University of Pennsylvania, the cameras were rolling.
What are mRNA vaccines?
Three decades of persistence and painstaking research into mRNA vaccine science had paid off.
They’d proved the sceptics and naysayers wrong. What started out as a wild idea was suddenly a world-changing, lifesaving technology.
“We were incredibly excited when we saw the results of the Phase 3 trial that our vaccine worked, it…

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