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Shifting Mindsets: How mRNA vaccines fight mutating viruses


Viruses naturally mutate and COVID-19 is no exception. The hope is that natural immunity and vaccines will prevent further spread this virus. Today on “Shifting Mindsets for Better Health,” we examine how the COVID-19 virus mutates and how mRNA vaccine technology fights it.

Shifting Mindsets: Variants and mRNA vaccines

Shifting Mindsets for Better Health, a continuing education podcast produced by our partners at Central Michigan University with a grant from the Children’s Foundation. This podcast series brings together healthcare professionals across disciplines to share insight into the far-reaching effects the coronavirus pandemic has on children, caretakers and medical care providers.

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Dr. Heather Polinsky is the Director of the School of Broadcast and Cinematic Arts at Central Michigan University. Before pursuing academia, Dr. Polinsky worked as an audio engineer at SoundTrax Recording Studios in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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