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Can you have a vaccine to prevent mitochondrial disease?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: No

The mutations that trigger mitochondrial diseases are difficult to tract, rare enough that they are hard to study, and not the result of an infection.
As such, vaccines offer no specific promise for help.

In brief: No

The mutations that trigger mitochondrial diseases are difficult to tract, rare enough that they are hard to study, and not the result of an infection.
As such, vaccines offer no specific promise for help.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics

In brief: No

There are no vaccines that actually prevent mitochondrial disease, but the vaccines can prevent infections that can trigger serious flareups of mitochondrial disease.

In brief: No

There are no vaccines that actually prevent mitochondrial disease, but the vaccines can prevent infections that can trigger serious flareups of mitochondrial disease.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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