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Visterra closes $26m Series A, to take flu antibody into clinic

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Fresh off a drug discovery deal with Pfizer, infectious disease-focused Visterra has raised $13 million to complete a $26 million Series A venture financing round to advance VIS410, a broad spectrum monoclonal antibody for the prevention and treatment of seasonal and pandemic influenza, and potentially another drug candidate into clinical development.

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