Could We Develop Vaccines for Depression and Anxiety?

In response to the pandemic, scientists around the world developed COVID-19 vaccines in record-time, saving millions of lives. Vaccines have been hailed “one of the greatest medical advances of modern times”. They work by introducing a harmless form of a pathogen to the immune system, which teaches adaptive immune cells how to respond to the real pathogen if they’re ever exposed in the future. Could the same technology that trains the immune system against pathogens also be used as a preventative for depression […]

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