08/17/2012

Working Towards a Universal Flu Vaccine

Each year, you need a new influenza vaccination to protect against the ever-changing seasonal flu virus. Then there’s more exotic influenza variants such as swine flu and avian flu. Gary Nabel, director of the Vaccine Research Center at the NIH, discusses the ongoing quest  to develop one vaccine that could protect against all influenza variants at once.

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Gary Nabel

Gary Nabel is the director of the Vaccine Research Center in the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland.