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originally posted by: JJRichey
a reply to: Biotech2024
Would that provide an immunity to Ebola then? I had heard that it is believed that if you survive Ebola, its very unlikely that you can catch it again, is this what you are driving at? Vaccinate people with "Ebola" that is non-lethal, to provide an immunity against lethal strains? I would think it could still make you very sick, and probably still be lethal to the very young, old, and people with certain conditions?
originally posted by: Biotech2024
Replacing the dysfunctional VP35 gene from REBOV into ZEBOV would create a virus that wouldn't kill humans.
You would have a virus that replicates producing antigens that human antibodies can fix on and clear virus without lethality to the host.
This would provide immunity to ZEBOV.