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Japanese Researchers Study Substance For Multi-Strain Flu Fight

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

Researchers at a Japan institute developed what they believe could protect against many strains of influenza virus by targeting infected cells. Researchers at the National Institute of Infectious Diseases, NOF say they developed a substance that works by concentrating on the infected cells instead of providing immunity. Immunity is lost when a cell mutates, and the researchers are studying whether their substance can fight the H5N1 virus despite its constant mutations. (Click here for more - a subscription may be required



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