Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, November 29th, 1999
Virologists at an international conference said on November 16, 1999, influenza RNA from the frozen samples would allow them to decipher the genetic code of the deadly virus that caused this century's worst pandemic.
Spanish flu, coming at the end of World War I, killed more people than had died in the fighting, and researchers say it is just a matter of time before another catastrophic outbreak strikes.
"Ultimately when we have the...
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