Comparison Of Immune Response To 1918 And H5N1 Influeza Viruses Shows Similarities

Tue, 06 Mar 2007 10:00 AM EST

... A comparison of the 1918 Spanish influenza and the H5N1 avian influenza viruses suggests that while the two viruses appear to trigger a similar abnormal immune response in animal models, there are distinct differences. Researchers from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle reported their findings at the ASM Biodefense and Emerging Disease Research Meeting. [click link for full article] ...