Published in Vaccine Weekly, November 3rd, 2004
According to a study from England, "Infection with human influenza A virus can reach cataclysmic levels, with 40 or more million deaths arising from the 1918 pandemic. Preventative and therapeutic measures have improved since that time, but new approaches are needed. Here, we describe one such new approach-the interfering vaccine, which has two activities: it prophylactically prevents influenza, and at the same time converts an otherwise lethal infection into one that is avirulent and immunizing."
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