influenza

Experimental Vaccine Protects Against All 20 Flu Strains

An experimental vaccine provided broad protection against all 20 known influenza A and B virus subtypes in initial tests in mice and ferrets, potentially opening a pathway to a universal flu shot that might help prevent future pandemics, according to a US study published on Thursday. The two-dose vaccine employs the same messenger RNA (mRNA) …

Experimental Vaccine Protects Against All 20 Flu Strains Read More »

Flu season continues to intensify in the US, and holiday gatherings could make it worse

CNN — Americans gathered for Thanksgiving last week amid a flu season that’s worse than any has been in More than a decade ago, experts continue to urge caution as multiple respiratory viruses spread at high levels nationwide. A growing number of US states — now 33 — are experiencing “high” or “very high” respiratory …

Flu season continues to intensify in the US, and holiday gatherings could make it worse Read More »