How do COVID-19 mRNA vaccines work?
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Text on-screen and narration: The COVID-19 vaccines and you
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Text on-screen and narration: How do COVID-19 mRNA vaccines work?
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Text on-screen and narration: The COVID-19 mRNA vaccines provide instructions for how to make a protein that will trigger an immune response. Your body then prepares antibodies and cells that help you fight the virus if it enters your body in the future.
Text on-screen and narration: Find out more about mRNA vaccines at Canada.ca/covid-vaccine.
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Narration: A message from the Government of Canada.
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