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University of Pittsburgh scientists believe
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Posted By: Imright, 4/3/2020 2:54:13 AM

Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine believe that they’ve found a potential vaccine for the new coronavirus.The researchers announced their findings Thursday and believe the vaccine could be rolled out quickly enough to “significantly impact the spread of disease,” according to their study published in EBioMedicine. The vaccine would be delivered on a small, fingertip-sized patch. When tested on mice, the vaccine produced enough antibodies believed to successfully counteract the virus.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden 4/3/2020 4:23:18 AM (No. 366763)
Praise the Almighty! May this approval process fast track, Lord... KAG
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Reply 2 - Posted by: worried 4/3/2020 6:34:25 AM (No. 366797)
When something sounds to good to be true, it usually isn't. Let's hope in this case that it is true!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: DCGIRL 4/3/2020 7:00:58 AM (No. 366816)
#1, Dr. Fauci will make sure that it does not happen. He's a destructive little man. He knows if they find a vaccine, he will no longer be king.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Highlander 4/3/2020 7:16:38 AM (No. 366832)
Plenty of scientists in different locales, “have found a vaccine,” starting with San Diego in the first week of reported U.S. cases. I’m wondering, what’s going on here? What happened to all these other discoveries before Pittsburg?
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Peeps 4/3/2020 7:54:43 AM (No. 366867)
Geez, #3, find something else to do besides troll...this looks promising to REAL people.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DCGIRL 4/3/2020 8:06:00 AM (No. 366880)
#5, you may be correct. But I have worked in DC for over 35 years. Worked for people like Dr. Fauci and had people like him work for me. I know a little bit how the system works. I would love to see a vaccine approved, but this man wants 6 to 8 months of testing. That will be too late. Maybe you should ask why NY is not providing anti-malaria medication that is approved until the patient enters the hospital. At that time, it's too late. Something smells here.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: harleynyc 4/3/2020 8:19:51 AM (No. 366898)
Would be great, but I have little faith in in those who live high on the hog off government grants.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: OBX Pete 4/3/2020 9:21:52 AM (No. 366977)
#6...….You have (as usual) hit the nail on the head. Great post !!!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: DVC 4/3/2020 10:36:13 AM (No. 367094)
Lots and lots of very smart folks out there working full speed ahead on this. Let's hope that this proves out in humans, and that the CDC/FDA bureaucrats can be knocked out of the way and this ACTUALLY moved ahead at warp speed, without bureaucratic delays.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: lakerman1 4/3/2020 11:01:15 AM (No. 367143)
dr. Jonas Salk, the creator of the polio vaccine, did it at the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health. why have there been so many stories for a Kung Flu vaccine at different locations? Because scientists are competitive in the search for knowledge. why was this so quick? Because of RNA and DNA capabilities. Why does there have to be a testing phase? To avoid terrible consequences. Dr. Jonas Salk tested his vaccine on mentally retarded children. Sabin probably did the same.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: kennedylaw 4/3/2020 11:12:52 AM (No. 367157)
I cannot help but think of all the times over the years that scientists have announced that they developed a cure for cancer that works in mice.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: lakerman1 4/3/2020 1:29:59 PM (No. 367294)
2nd post apologies, but,...#11, there is a difference from a scientific standpoint. I hesitate to try to explain, because I will confess to being scientifically illiterate. 9My unbdergrad science required courses were waved by my university because I passed advanced placement exams in biology and genetics. (I have no idea how I passed, except to say I was a really good multiple choice test taker.) The concept of creating immunity to a communicable disease is quite simple. Expose the person to a bit of the disease, and the person's body produces antibodies to ward off the disease. the risk is exposing the person to too much of the disease, which could be deadly. That's all I have to offer.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: MMC 4/3/2020 2:14:25 PM (No. 367356)
Follow the money.. he who creates a cure, gets the money,patents,fame.. Not cynical, much.. I appreciate the speed in which a free society can create solutions..
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Reply 14 - Posted by: MindMadeUp 4/3/2020 5:42:14 PM (No. 367551)
Wet blanket here. How do we know it works on humans? How do we know it is safe for humans? What if it actually makes the virus worse for humans, but they simply say, "great it works on mice", and they immediately spend a billion to produce, distribute, and administer it to everybody and then hundreds of thousands of people start to die from it and the entire system is even more overwhelmed? Would you want to be the one who had decided to rush it into distribution?
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Reply 15 - Posted by: EQKimball 4/3/2020 7:00:37 PM (No. 367621)
If Dr. Fauci had been captain of the Titanic, he would have wanted each lifeboat tested for leaks before deploying them.
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