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Universal Influenza Vaccine

A Forum for Cutting-Edge Vaccine Research Updates

The field of vaccinology continues to expand and innovate in basic science discovery, product development, market introduction, and adoption into immunization programs.┬áContinual achievements are moving the field forward, with the expectation that many current, challenging diseases may become vaccine-preventable or vaccine-treatable in the near future…

The Future of Influenza Vaccines

Creating transformational influenza vaccines that would eliminate seasonal influenza outbreaks, and decrease the threat of pandemic influenza is hard work. While we have made progress, there is much more to be done. Continued funding for influenza research is critical for protecting the health of the US population.

Working Towards a Universal Influenza Vaccine

A universal influenza vaccine would be an exciting new advancement and would revolutionize a vaccination strategy that has remained largely unchanged for over 50 years. An attractive future is on the rise in which an individual would need to receive only two vaccinations over his or her lifetime to protect against the many commonly circulating influenza virus strains, as well as possible emergent pandemic strains.