Building a Universal Flu Vaccine

  Developing a universal flu vaccine requires a two part strategy targeted at the surface of the flu virus and it’s unchanging core At Last week’s World Vaccine Congress 2014, Vaccine Nation sat down with professor Sarah Gilbertson from the University of Oxford to discuss her progress towards developing a universal vaccine. What strategy are you currently pursuing in search …

Research suggests that vaccinations against rare strains of bird flu would be highly effective against a broad range of influenza viruses

A Universal Flu Vaccine: Could Rare Flu Strains be the Answer?

Research suggests that vaccinations against rare strains of bird flu would be highly effective against a broad range of influenza viruses A study by the Emory Vaccine Centre in Atlanta has found that exposure to rare and uncommon flu strains results in the production of broadly effective antibodies. The study thus begs the question: should the public be vaccinated against …