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2011-08-26 11:00:49

Why do some folks who take every precaution still get the flu, while others never even get the sniffles?

2011-04-11 15:47:52

Bacteria that cause pneumonia and meningitis are only able to spread when individuals are infected with flu, says a scientist reporting at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Harrogate.

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2011-02-14 10:35:00

Researchers study flu proteins in-depth to identify virus vulnerabilities.

2010-10-22 01:56:56

The flu virus uses a shuttle mechanism to relay protons through a channel in a process necessary for the virus to infect a host cell.

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2010-06-10 10:52:50

Scientists have uncovered the flu’s secret formula for effectively evolving within and between host species: balance.

2010-03-22 14:58:35

A new understanding of a certain cell in the immune system may help guide scientists in creating better flu vaccines, report researchers from the Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine and the Immune Disease Institute at Children's Hospital Boston (PCMM/IDI).

2010-02-03 17:10:56

Antiviral drugs block influenza A viruses from reproducing and spreading by attaching to a site within a proton channel necessary for the virus to infect healthy cells.

2008-09-24 12:00:09

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2008-02-28 11:35:09

Census of memory B cells reveals possible immune role of lungs


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deuteragonist
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