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  • A 3D structure of 1918 influenza virus-like particles

    Virus-like particles (VLPs) are protein-based structures that mimic viruses and bind to antibodies. Because VLPs are not infectious, they show considerable promise as vaccine platforms for many viral diseases, including influenza. Realizing that fine details about influenza VLPs were scant, a team o more

  • Cellular responses to bird flu vaccine uncovered

    New research from Vanderbilt University eavesdrops on gene expression in human immune system cells before and after vaccination against bird flu. The study exposes cellular responses associated with a vaccine constituent called AS03, short for adjuvant system 03. Using massive computation, the inves more

  • Researchers discover rare flu-thwarting mutation

     A rare and improbable mutation in a protein encoded by an influenza virus renders the virus defenseless against the body’s immune system.  This University of Rochester Medical Center discovery could provide a new strategy for live influenza vaccines in the future. A new approach to the live flu vac more

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International Partnership on Avian and Pandemic Influenza

International Partnership on Avian and Pandemic Influenza President George W. Bush announced the International Partnership on Avian and Pandemic Influenza in his remarks to the High-Level Plenary Meeting of the United Nations General Assembly o ... more


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