Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Llama blood clue to beating all flu

Scientists in the US have recruited an unlikely ally in their efforts to develop a new flu treatment. Llamas have been used to produce a new antibody therapy that has the potential to work against all types of flu, including new pandemics.

Influenza is the ultimate shape-shifter, constantly mutating its appearance to evade our immune system.

https://www.bbc.com/news/health-46078989

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