Researchers closer than ever to a universal flu vaccine

Seasonal flu vaccines work by generating antibodies that bind to the virus and prevent it from infecting cells. Universal flu vaccines do this as well, but go one step further by recruiting white blood cells to destroy infected cells, explain experts. New research builds upon an earlier discovery of a class of antibodies capable of neutralizing the most dangerous types of Influenza viruses. (Mehr in: Cancer News — ScienceDaily)