Why A Universal Flu Shot Could Help Cure Other Viruses

9:29am, Mon 16 Nov 2020
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Influenza infects 1 billion people each year and its genetic shape-shifting means that vaccines aren't always effective. Scientists around the world are searching for a flu shot that will offer lasting protection and even fight strains of the virus that don't yet exist. This research might also be crucial in finding ways to immunize humans against other viruses, like Covid-19. (Video by Leila Hussain, Carla Howe)