The Future of COVID Vaccines? Look to the Nose

Updated March 30, 2021

Outlets referenced UB research in articles on the impact a nasal vaccine could give in ending the COVID-19 pandemic. A paper published by Michael W. Russell, PhD, professor emeritus of microbiology and immunology, states that mucosal immunity is critical to preventing COVID-19 infection, as the nose is the first line of defense against the coronavirus.