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(NPR)   Article on "special sauce" that makes some vaccines work. No, it's not THAT kind of shot   (npr.org) divider line
    More: Interesting, Immune system, immune system, adjuvant research, lot of adjuvants, strange thing, immune response, first immune cell, new adjuvants  
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2020-08-11 12:06:07 PM  
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Fun Fact: Adjuvants were discovered by accident.

When vaccines were first being developed there was varying immune responses between batches. Scientists traced it back to contamination during manufacturing and thought that dirty equipment made the vaccines less effective, so they thoroughly sterilized and cleaned the equipment. They were wrong: it was contamination in some batches that was stimulating the immune systems to get a better result from some batches.
 
2020-08-11 9:48:56 AM  
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The_Sponge: Thousand Island dressing?


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2020-08-11 9:56:58 AM  
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The_Sponge: Thousand Island dressing?


Ketchup and mayonnaise
 
2020-08-11 7:38:53 AM  
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Just remember folks: working on a vaccine, articles about people working on a vaccine, and articles about people working on a vaccine using different approaches does not equal a vaccine.
 
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