Universal flu vaccine closer


Sky News
Sept. 22, 2013

British scientists have edged closer to developing a ‘holy grail’ universal influenza vaccine that would tackle all strains of the illness.

Researchers at Imperial College London (ICL) have drawn on the results of a study into the 2009 swine flu pandemic, which found those with more virus-killing immune cells in their blood at the start of the pandemic avoided severe illness.

They believe a vaccine that stimulates the body to produce more of these cells – known as CD8 Ts – could be effective at preventing flu viruses, including new strains that cross into humans from birds and pigs, from causing serious disease.

Read more


Infowars.com Videos:


Comments are closed.