‘Universal’ flu vaccine uses genetic tech to fight influenza

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‘Universal’ flu vaccine uses genetic tech to fight influenza

December 22, 2017

UW Medicine researchers use innovate gene gun and DNA tech in search for universal vaccine.

Researchers are working on the vexing problem of a virus that shape shifts from one year to the next. UW Medicine research at the Fuller Lab into a “universal” flu vaccine uses a cutting-edge technology to attack parts of the virus that stay constant every year, potentially making it vastly more effective at preventing the disease.

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