Scientists develop flu vaccine against various strains

01/29/2009 | Google

Japanese scientists created a flu vaccine that they said is effective against several types of the virus and could avert a bird flu pandemic. The vaccine is based on common kinds of proteins found inside the H5N1 bird flu strain and two other flu viruses. Further tests on mice and possibly other animals should be conducted to determine the vaccine's safety before human trials are allowed, one of the researchers said.

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