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One antibody to bind them all

An antibody that recognizes all strains of influenza A could be a universal vaccine blueprint. Scientists have found an antibody that inactivates all influenza A subtypes. The antibody binding site, tucked away in a stable region of the virus, might form the first lasting vaccine against flu. Read more..Nature | doi:10.1038/news.2011.447