A refresher on how the #AstraZeneca #vaccine works to combat #COVID19 !! 💉
bbc.com/news/health-55…
Infographic on how #AstraZeneca #vaccine works for countering #COVID19 ..
bbc.com/news/health-55…
Another comprehensive description of how #AstraZeneca #vaccine works .. to fight #COVID19 ..
nytimes.com/interactive/20…
Starts with the spike protein DNA carried by Adenovirus ChAdOx1 or just AZD1222 .. a technology that led to the Ebola vaccine in the past..
The DNA triggers formation of mRNA which will code for spike proteins.. #AstraZeneca #vaccine
nytimes.com/interactive/20…
Once spike protein appears on the surface of somatic cells, they are recognized by APC, Antigen Presenting Cells .. which then triggers the T Helper Cells
B cells get involved and antibodies are produced against the spike protein.. which also attacks the spike proteins on actual #SARSCoV2 , the pathogen for #COVID19 ..
Another interesting mechanism of action is via APC, Antigen Presenting Cells which activate Killer T Cells to attack directly the spike protein on infected cells..
Not forgetting also to weigh in the risk of blood clots vs the benefits of #AstraZeneca #vaccine .. more so in the context of blood clots if one has #COVID19 ..
bmj.com/content/373/bm…
Yet we also need to hear out from a son who described how his dad who developed stroke from blood clot was "unbelievably unlucky" !!
Hence the "informed consent" practiced in Canada, much like now in #Malaysia with regards to the #AstraZeneca #vaccine
google.com/amp/s/www.cbc.…
Now this is an interesting hypothesis put forward.. if the fears of blood clots cause #AstraZeneca #vaccine to be halted.. and the increased deaths that may follow !!
eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2…
Now for a comparison of #COVID19 #vaccines .. especially ways where #AstraZeneca is better !!
prevention.com/health/amp3511…
Storage temperature is 1 key advantage that #AstraZeneca has, together with J&J .. between 2.2 to 7.7°C and not at sub-zero temperatures.. PLUS cheaper cost !!
prevention.com/health/amp3511…
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