In a recently published study, researchers have utilized spectroscopy techniques to provide an in-depth understanding of the atomic interaction that occurs when viral buds are released from the host cell’s membrane after infection.
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According to a recently published study, the effectiveness of the H3N2 vaccine could be attributed to the egg-based vaccine production process, which may ultimately render the vaccine to be less effective in humans.
In line with our focus this month on all aspects of influenza, we spoke to Ed Schmidt, project manager of the Universal Influenza Vaccines Secured (UNISEC) consortium, about its aim to develop a universal flu vaccine.
In our latest piece, Janet Daly discusses the species jump of influenza A virus from horses to dogs and the insights this gives into the factors involved in interspecies transmission events.
Researchers have designed potent peptide fusion inhibitors that can neutralize a broad range of influenza viruses and could present a promising avenue for future therapeutics.
Researchers have demonstrated the having a positive mood on the day of flu vaccination may predict and even improve vaccine effectiveness.
A newly identified genetic variation in the IFITM3 gene has been associated with the severity of influenza in US patients, and could have predictive value to identify high-risk individuals.