Part 1: What is an mRNA Vaccine?
Vaccination is one of the most successful public health initiatives in history. Vaccine-preventable diseases are at or near an all-time low. So why are some people so hesitant to receive the COVID-19 vaccine?
It turns out that vaccine hesitancy is as old as vaccination itself. The unknown can be scary, and while modern humans may live in the “Age of Information”, most of us realize that not all information is reliable. Fortunately, help is on the way! In this 2-part blog series, the experts at HemaCare break down precisely what a mRNA vaccine is and how it works to protect those who get it.