Influenza
Influenza A virus host range restricted by dysregulated expression of M gene segment  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The host range of the influenza A virus is restricted by dysregulated expression of the M viral gene segment, according to a... more
Expression of M gene segment of influenza A virus determines host range  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
The host range of the influenza A virus (IAV) is restricted by dysregulated expression of the M viral gene segment, according to a new... more
Ohio State research in flu protection starts at county fairs  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
For researchers with The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, the work to identify new flu strains and increase the effectiveness of the flu vaccine begins in... more
NIH-funded clinical trial will evaluate seasonal influenza vaccines with two experimental adjuvants  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
An early-stage clinical trial is evaluating two licensed seasonal influenza vaccines, administered with or without novel adjuvants, for their safety and ability to generate... more
New tool makes it easier to study how influenza viruses cause disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Studying how influenza viruses cause disease just got a little easier, thanks to a new tool developed at South Dakota State University. more
Study finds fewer deaths among elderly intensive care patients vaccinated against influenza  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
It appears that an influenza vaccine does not just work when it comes to influenza. A new study shows that elderly people who have... more
Flu vaccine reduces risk of early death for elderly intensive care patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
An influenza vaccine does not just work when it comes to influenza. A new study shows that elderly people who have been admitted to... more
Smartphone ‘virus scanner’ could help governments contain viral outbreaks  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers have created and tested a miniature virus-scanning device for smartphones that is 100 times more sensitive than commercial influenza testing kits. more
Research identifies the SIGN-R1 molecule responsible for influenza virus recognition  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A team of researchers from the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB, affiliated to USI Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland) have discovered and identified a molecule—SIGN-R1—capable of recognizing... more
Researchers discover SIGN-R1 molecule that recognizes multiple variants of influenza  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A team of researchers from the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB, affiliated to USI Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland) have discovered and identified a molecule - SIGN-R1... more
Lung cell patches its own DNA on the fly to survive influenza  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have identified one kind of lung cell that can hustle to repair its damaged DNA and survive an attack of the influenza A... more
[Reviews] The 1918 influenza pandemic: 100 years of questions answered and unanswered  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
The 2018–2019 period marks the centennial of the "Spanish" influenza pandemic, which caused at least 50 million deaths worldwide. The unprecedented nature of the... more
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