Global News published this video item, entitled “How viral vector and mRNA COVID-19 vaccines work” – below is their description.
From viral vector vaccines like AstraZeneca to mRNA vaccines like Pfizer and Moderna, they all have the same goal: to train your body how to fight off COVID-19. But, they use different strategies to create antibodies.
For example, AstraZeneca uses a crippled virus to deliver the coronavirus spike protein, while Pfizer and Moderna use mRNA, the part of the coronavirus’ genetic code and teaches your cells how to make a protein that will trigger an immune response.
Global’s Gloria Henriquez explains how the different COVID-19 vaccines available in Canada work.
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Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world’s longest bi-national land border. Canada’s capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.
Various Indigenous peoples inhabited what is now Canada for thousands of years before European colonization. The Canada Act 1982, which severed the vestiges of legal dependence on the British Parliament. Canada is a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy in the Westminster tradition, with a monarch and a prime minister who serves as the chair of the Cabinet and head of government.
As a highly developed country, Canada has the seventeenth-highest nominal per-capita income globally as well as the thirteenth-highest ranking in the Human Development Index. Its advanced economy is the tenth-largest in the world, relying chiefly upon its abundant natural resources and well-developed international trade networks.
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