COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines and the Risk of Prion Disease

@inproceedings{Classen2021COVID19RB,
  title={COVID-19 RNA Based Vaccines and the Risk of Prion Disease},
  author={J. Bart Classen},
  year={2021}
}
Development of new vaccine technology has been plagued with problems in the past. The current RNA based SARSCoV-2 vaccines were approved in the US using an emergency order without extensive long term safety testing. In this paper the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine was evaluated for the potential to induce prion-based disease in vaccine recipients. The RNA sequence of the vaccine as well as the spike protein target interaction were analyzed for the potential to convert intracellular RNA binding… 
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