Scientists closer to universal flu vaccine

Updated: Monday, September 23 2013, 09:00 AM EDT
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LONDON (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Scientists are moving closer to developing a universal flu vaccine.

Using data gathered during the 2009 pandemic, London researchers found people who didn't get very sick had more of a certain virus killing cell in their blood. 

They are working to develop a drug that stimulates the body to produce those cells, which one day could be used as a universal flu vaccine.





Scientists closer to universal flu vaccine
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