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Feb 06, 2013

Feb 06, 2013

Study details age-related differences in flu vaccination response

(CIDRAP News) – A detailed inventory of antibodies in the blood of people before and after flu vaccination found that the number of antibody types shrink with age, suggesting that vaccines may work differently in older people, a research team reported today.

Feb 06, 2013

Review finds little evidence of missed H5N1 infections

(CIDRAP News) – The authors of a new review say there is little evidence of unrecognized human cases of H5N1 avian influenza, but the studies done so far have too many limitations to settle the controversial question.