The Reading Frame
Published in

The Reading Frame

Opioid vaccine blocks the high

Experts say the fentanyl vaccine is a gamechanger for relapse prevention

Photo by Colin Davis on Unsplash

It’s 100X more potent than morphine and tiny doses (about the size of four grains of salt) are enough to kill an adult. Fentanyl is an extremely powerful synthetic painkiller driving the opioid crisis in many parts of the world.

Opioid Use Disorder (or addiction of this highly addictive class of drugs) is a…



The Reading Frame highlights breakthroughs at the leading edge of science, technology, and innovation.

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
River D'Almeida, Ph.D

Follow me for bite-sized stories on the latest discoveries and innovations in biomedical research.