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New mRNA Vaccine Stops Ticks, Prevents Lyme Disease

It could also block other tick-borne diseases

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Yale University researchers have developed an mRNA vaccine against ticks that could help prevent Lyme disease. This is a debilitating chronic condition caused by the bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi, which enters the body through the bite of infected black-legged ticks. If not promptly…




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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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