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  • Study explores unusual interaction between viruses, live vaccines

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    U. of I. pathobiology professor Keith Jarosinski led a team that found that live vaccines and viruses can infect the same cells in living animals and sometimes share molecular tools that aid new infections. The findings should inform the design of vaccines to eliminate potential attributes that might help viruses spread, Jarosinski said.

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  • Editor’s notes

    To reach Keith Jarosinski, email

    The paper “Coinfection in the host can result in functional complementation between live vaccines and virulent virus” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1080/21505594.2022.2082645