COVID-19 Facts vs MythsJanuary 1, 1970
All viruses have a unique genetic code. Scientists take part of the SARS-CoV-2 virus’s code, called messenger RNA (mRNA), which tells our cells what to build, and coat them in a lipid so they can enter the body’s cell. This is injected into the patient.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sets rules for the three phases of clinical trials to ensure the safety of the volunteers. Researchers test vaccines with adults first.