Researchers found and tested a prototype of a universal flu vaccine. The first results on animals are good.
Scientists worked with a piece of viral protein so it can teach immune systems to fight groups of viruses rather than just a single strain.
As we all know, the real issue with flu comes from its mutations. It explains why the vaccine may not be so protective against seasonal flu as the virus can change.
It is probably the beginning of a new era of hope because flu kills.
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