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Needle-Free Flu Vaccine May Provide Immunity To H1 & H5 Influenza Virus

Needle-Free Flu Vaccine May Provide Immunity To H1 & H5 Influenza Virus

Korean scientists have discovered that an antigen common to most influenza viruses, called the matrix protein 2, could protect mice against various flu viruses when administered under the tongue.