Learn more about the top news stories of the week in our round-up, including the latest research on influenza, and new findings in MRSA infection.
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New data analysis has suggested people born at the time of a flu pandemic are at higher risk of contracting infection during a later outbreak.
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.
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.