Jie Sun, PhD, Studies Nasal Sprays to Thwart COVID Variants

July 21, 2022 by pmb3fz@virginia.edu

Jinyi Tang and Jie Sun

Research associate Jinyi Tang and Jie Sun, PhD

Current COVID-19 mRNA vaccinated people still experience breakthrough infections, and it is unclear why so many breakthrough infections occur. Infectious Diseases Professor Jie Sun and colleagues studied, for the first time, the underperforming immune response in the airways of people with COVID-19 vaccinations and those with natural infection. The researchers have published their findings in the journal Science Immunology.

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