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Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets


ISSN (Print): 1871-5265
ISSN (Online): 2212-3989


Genetics and Vaccine Development for SARS-CoV2 in the Era of Personalized Medicine

Author(s): Eirini Konstantina Tafanidou and Despoina Gkentzi*

Volume 22, Issue 1, 2022

Published on: 20 July, 2021

Article ID: e200721194929 Pages: 3

DOI: 10.2174/1871526521666210720124950


Since the emergence of SARS-CoV-2 in late December 2019, scientists have been racing against time to effectively develop a vaccine. As the techniques of personalized medicine are becoming more understood and approachable for mankind, vaccinations using such technologies could advance the treatment of all patients taking into consideration their genetic and biochemical background. As such, we anticipate that patients will be treated more effectively and potentially have fewer symptoms and side effects. This perspective aims to raise awareness of the oncoming novel treatment of diseases, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.

Keywords: SARS-CoV-2, vaccines, personalized medicine, genetics, pandemic, immune response.

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