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Researchers discover new mechanism for battling influenza

19:00 EST 7 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(University of Colorado at Boulder) Just as flu season swings into full gear, researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder and University of Texas at Austin have uncovered a previously unknown mechanism by which the human immune system tries to battle the influenza A virus. The discovery sheds new light on how the virus -- which kills 12,000 to 56,000 people in the United States annually -- often wins, and it could ultimately lead to new treatments.

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