Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, March 16th, 2004
The researchers believe that a vaccine made with a live but weakened strain of flu virus - such as the inhaled flu vaccine introduced last year - may activate this part of the immune system and offer the best defense against avian flu.
In a paper being published in Immunity, the researchers reported that a protein called VLA-1 enables the immune system to develop "peripheral...
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