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    In some cases, vaccines cannot protect against all types of pathogens that cause an illness because new mutations have appeared or there are different variants in different geographical areas. Who is responsible for ensuring the effectiveness of vaccines once they are already on the market, and what research is performed to investigate that?

    Enter into the laboratory of the Sant Joan de Déu Hospital and decode this enigma!

How can vaccines generate stronger, faster and more effective immune responses to protect against new infections and certain types of cancer? Enter into the IrsiCaixa lab and discover what VLPs are, how they are produced and how they work.

How can we protect ourselves against new viruses? Different researchers explain some research projects which aim to identify targets and design new drugs to act as models in the fight against new viruses. Discover more about the different branches of biology involved.