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100 Year Shadow

A century after the worst plague in history, researchers seek a universal flu vaccine to head off a repeat of the disaster.

Influenza viruses cause epidemics in the United States every year, year after year. Sometimes they are mild, with relatively few infections and low mortality. Other years they leave a deeper mark, as was the case this past winter, with news of overflowing intensive care units and of children who fell ill one day and perished the next. While infectious disease...

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