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Japan Study Shows Elderly Have H1N1 Immunity That Young Lack

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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A Japanese study has determined that some of the nation's elderly have an automatic immunity against the H1N1 flu virus, which could explain why not many of them have been reported infected. The National Institute of Infectious Diseases said that as a result of its study, it plans to expand research into the findings. The 40 percent of the elderly found in the study to be immune had been infected with a previous flu virus that resembled H1N1, while many of those infected with the new strain were young people. (Click here for more

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