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CDC Study Finds Potential Enhanced Benefit of Recombinant Flu Vaccines

August 16, 2021—A new CDC study showed that flu shots made using recombinant technology produced a better antibody response among…

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Scientific Brief: SARS-CoV-2 and Potential Airborne Transmission

The principal mode by which people are infected with SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) is through exposure to respiratory…

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Antigenic and genetic characteristics of zoonotic influenza viruses and candidate vaccine viruses developed for potential use in human vaccines

28 February 2020 This summary provides a review on the zoonotic influenza virus activity and virus characterization, and describes the…

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CDC Takes Action to Prepare Against “G4” Swine Flu Viruses in China with Pandemic Potential

July 2, 2020 – A recent publication in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS)external icon describes…

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CDC Study Describes New Lab Method to Test Flu A(H3N2) viruses, Has Potential to Improve Flu Vaccine Strain Selection

A recent study published in Scientific Reports describes CDC’s development and use of a new laboratory method called “HINT” to antigenically…