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Study Intentionally Infects Influenza

 
Study Intentionally Infects Influenza
Posted January 27th, 2014 @ 6:01pm by KFBK News

People are getting the flu on purpose in a rare type of research designed to get better vaccines.

Dr. Matthew Memoli of the National Institutes of Health, who is leading the study, says that while current vaccines work, there's still an air of mystery about how the body fends off influenza.

The study aims to infect up to 100 adults.

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