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Broadly Protective Antibodies Could Lead to Better Flu Treatments and Vaccines
Broadly Protective Antibodies Could Lead to Better Flu Treatments and Vaccines
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases | Oct 28, 2019
Researchers found that the antibodies, which bind to neuraminidase proteins on the surface of influenza viruses, provided broad protection against several different strains of influenza when tested both in vitro and in mice
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Researchers Bring Us One Step Closer to Universal Influenza Vaccine
Researchers Bring Us One Step Closer to Universal Influenza Vaccine
Mount Sinai School of Medicine | Oct 21, 2019
A team led by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is getting closer to a universal flu vaccine using a novel approach they've developed called chimeric hemagglutinin
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A Novel Indicator of Influenza Immunity
A Novel Indicator of Influenza Immunity
| Jun 4, 2019
Findings could lead to the development of universal influenza vaccines
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Infectious Disease Solutions: Diagnostic Tools
Infectious Disease Solutions: Diagnostic Tools
Clinical Lab Manager | Jun 3, 2019
Advances in diagnostic tools for infectious disease
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Influenza Diagnostic Methods: RT-PCR vs. RIDTs
Influenza Diagnostic Methods: RT-PCR vs. RIDTs
Suzanne Leech, PhD | Feb 20, 2019
RT-PCR is considered the gold standard, but certain situations may call for the use of RIDTs
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How Accurate Are Influenza Forecasting Models?
How Accurate Are Influenza Forecasting Models?
University of Massachusetts Amherst | Jan 16, 2019
Accurately predicting the size and timing of infectious disease outbreaks helps public health officials plan appropriate responses