Scientists have used CRISPR gene-editing technology to successfully block the transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in infected human cells

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With all the people who are afraid of vaccines, I don’t see them being too keen on someone modifying their genes.


I imagine that being more practical to the immunocompromised as a vaccine alternative.


Seeing as I’ve seen conspiracies that the actual vaccine is using crisper to edit your genes I don’t think most people who are still at risk to get COVID will be willing to get this treatment


Can they start making some money off gene editing. The investors are waiting.


This is great and all, but…. it feels like we have a hugely popular gene therapy for something…. important and yet at the same time far less important than…. Curing HIV, curing cancer, curing Alzheimer, etc. Which I suspect the same technology the mRNA vaccines are based on could do.