BBC News Review: Cancer vaccine? 2022

October 30, 2022

The husband-and-wife team who worked on the Covid vaccine have said the same technology could be used to treat cancer.

The story
A cancer vaccine by 2030?

The husband-and-wife team who worked on the Covid jab say the same technology could be used to treat cancer.

These vaccines tell the cells to produce a protein that can fight tumours.

The trials are in the early stages, but results have been encouraging, so far.

Key words and phrases
find a solution to something

The police have cracked the case. The husband stole the money.
Scientists have cracked a mystery child illness in the UK.


The film was hailed a masterpiece by critics.
Huge profits have been hailed by the company.

the first people to develop or use something

Marie Curie was a pioneer in science. She discovered radioactivity.
Steve Jobs has been described as a technology pioneer.

0:00 – Introduction
0:22 – Story
1:06 – Headline 1: The BBC: BioNTech: Could Covid vaccine technology crack cancer?
2:40 – Headline 2: The Standard: Cancer vaccine being hailed by leading Covid scientists
4:26 – Headline 3: The Times: Expect cancer vaccine by 2030, say Covid pioneers
6:51 – Language summary

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  2. A great news if the research of vaccine is successful.

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  7. Are BCG vaccines working properly ? This is a big question but who will research on this issue

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  9. Marie Curie didn't discover radioactivity. Radioactivity was discovered by Henri Bequerel. Marie Curie was a pioneer in discovering radium which is indeed a radioactive element. Anyway, the lesson was interesting.

  10. Fantastic lesson!

  11. Reply
    Мария Столярова October 30, 2022 at 6:10 pm

    Hello! I have to admit that your lessons are great! Doing english practice with you I day by day crack my language problems. You, guys, are fantastic and I sure you are hailed by many students because your methods are certainly pioneering and useful

  12. Hailed as often used as past tense ? Or in a passive voice way ?

  13. كيما اقولو هاذي هي التالية ربحت

  14. WOW! That was terrific🥰😇

  15. I am cracking the math problem.
    I want to pioneer the time machine.
    The mother hailed her daughter for getting the first prize in the class.

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  18. Why unkempt hair for the guy. We are not living in the middle ages, are we? I cannot stand it.

  19. Cancer is the worst.

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  24. Reply
    Suresh kumar Chauhan October 30, 2022 at 6:10 pm

    Great lesson. Wonderful presentation.

  25. Is she Sam? Am I wrong? 😵

  26. Reply
    Because it's current year October 30, 2022 at 6:10 pm

    Why would people need English lessons on English youtube video about news?
    shoudn't they learn that as children?

  27. "hail from" has a different meaning.
    He hails from Sri Lanka

  28. Reply
    Felipe kenji dos Anjos October 30, 2022 at 6:10 pm

    I love BBC learning english channel – amazing lesson <3

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  32. Curing cancer after Covid shot side effects very profitable business 😘

  33. Reply
    Nguyễn Thị Hồng Hạnh October 30, 2022 at 6:10 pm

    BBC English deserves to be hailed as a pioneer in teaching English. your program has cracked many difficult English words. Thanks❤

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