Tobacco Plants Contribute Key Ingredient For COVID-19 Vaccine

Tobacco plants are being used in the development of COVID-19 vaccines. One is already being tested in humans.

Here’s irony: tobacco plants may be key in preventing COVID-19. Two companies are using the plants to produce proteins for a vaccine. One candidate vaccine is already in a clinical trial.

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