Katalin Karikó

It was futile for someone to tell me, say, that I’m stupid. I knew that they were wrong, I knew that what I was doing was important, (…) in the same way when now, when people say I’m a hero, I’m not a hero, to me the healthcare workers, students, doctors, nurses, and janitors entering the rooms of Covid patients when they were not vaccinated, laying their lives on the line, they are the heroes.

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  1. shinichi Post author

    Katalin Karikó


    The work and research of Karikó was a foundation for BioNTech and Moderna to create therapeutic mRNAs that do not induce an immune response. In 2020, the Karikó and Weissman technology was however also used within vaccines for COVID-19 that were produced by Pfizer (developed by BioNTech) and by Moderna.


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