Scientists behind Covid jab believe that breakthrough cancer vaccines could be available in 2030.

According to the BioNTech Covid jab team, CANCER vaccines could be administered to patients within the next 10 years.

Ozlem Tureci and Prof Ugur Sahin said that the success of their coronavirus vaccination has helped them to focus on cancer research.

The scientist couple behind the Pfizer Covid jab say that a cancer vaccine could be available by 2030


Scientists behind the Pfizer Covid jab believe that a cancer vaccine may be available in 2030.
Profs Ugur Sahin and Ozlem Tureci have pioneered cancer immunotherapies before and say their work on the Covid jab will speed up their cancer vaccine


Ozlem Tureci and Prof Ugur Sahin have been pioneers in cancer immunotherapies and they believe their work with the Covid jab will accelerate their cancer vaccine.Credit: Getty

Prof Tureci told the BBC: “We have learned how to better, faster manufacture vaccines. We now know how the immune response works.

“This will definitely accelerate also our cancer vaccine.”

“As scientists we are always hesitant to say we will have a cure for cancer.”

“We have a number of breakthroughs and we will continue to work on them.”

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She claimed that these developments also assisted regulators in dealing with vaccines.

Prof Sahin replied that cancer jabs may be available when asked. “before 2030”.

In 2008, the couple of scientists founded BioNTech in Mainz (Germany) and pioneered cancer immunotherapies that were tailored to each patient.

Their pandemic experience made mRNA technology more useful, and the couple shared that their experience has helped to propel their work.

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