Hamilton researchers may have figured out how to beat the flu

January 14, 2015 5:31 AM

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Hamilton researchers may have figured out how to beat the flu

Hamilton researchers are set to begin clinical trials on what they believe is a universal one-time flu vaccine to prevent against all strains of the virus.

Researchers at McMaster University and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, say their new vaccine uses a new class of antibodies already in the body, that attach to a part of the influenza virus that doesn't mutate during pandemics. Because of this, says Matthew Miller, an assistan...

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