Monthly Archives: July 2011

Universal flu vaccine “within five years”

A universal flu vaccine that protects against all strains of the virus may be “within reach” in the next five years, replacing the need for annual flu vaccines that target specific season strains. Speaking to USA today,¬†Francis Collins said that

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Swine flu breath test could save needless vaccinations

A new breath test which measures the immunity to swine flu (H1N1) could ease future shortages of the vaccine by identifying those who already have the strain. The test measures biomolecules which body produces in response to the virus. A

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