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Flu Antibodies Stir New Hope for Treatment, Vaccine

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Science  27 Feb 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5918, pp. 1160
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5918.1160

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Two independent teams report this week in Science and elsewhere that they've nabbed antibodies that disable multiple varieties of the flu virus. The results might help researchers devise a universal flu vaccine or treatments that quash numerous flu strains, including the dreaded avian influenza.