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Discovery of the first new botulinum toxin in 40 years is coupled with withholding key data for security reasons.
Clinical trials will test a candidate vaccine for H7N9 flu in varying doses, some with immune boosters.
The tests could be used for detection and to help in drug development.
A new molecular strategy could diffuse some of the controversy over lab-modified flu viruses.
Experts say some properties of H7 viruses may lend themselves to human adaptation.
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