Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Structure Of Influenza B Virus Protein Gives Clues To Next Pandemic

A new study that compares the structure of influenza B virus hemagglutinin (which infects only humans) with a similar protein on influenza A virus (which infects birds and humans, and has been the source of past global pandemics) may provide insight into how avian flu virus must change to infect humans easily.


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