Tobacco is being used as key ingredient in coronavirus vaccines
The tobacco plant is being used in some drug companies as a key ingredient in the development of a coronavirus vaccine. Throughout history natives in North America and Alaska have revered the tobacco plant for its use in medicinal practices in addition to using it in spiritual ceremonies. In recent years however, the plant has been given a bad name due to the usage of one tobacco strain called Nicotiana tabacum for producing cigarettes. This particular strain, one of at least seventy known tobacco strains, is responsible for over 480,000 deaths a year, according to the United States Centers for Disease Control. Now, two North American biotech companies developing coronavirus...
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