Volume 89 Issue 28 | p. 31 | Concentrates
Issue Date: July 11, 2011

Antibody One-Two Could Knock Out Flu

Department: Science & Technology
Keywords: influenza, vaccine, structural biology, glycoprotein

A cocktail of two antibodies might be enough to combat most varieties of influenza A, the virus behind seasonal flu and flu pandemics, a study suggests (Science, DOI: 10.1126/science.1204839). The combination approach could lead to a universal flu vaccine, a long-standing goal in an area where new vaccines must be developed each year by predicting which types of flu will dominate the coming . . .

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