'First flu' affects lifetime risk - BBC News

'First flu' affects lifetime risk - BBC News

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A person's chances of falling ill from a new strain of flu are at least partly determined by the first strain they ever encountered, a study suggests.
11 Nov 2016 - General
This is a very interesting study. This can probably explain the differential reactions to flu virus and the pandemics that have occurred throughout history. If there are different subtypes of hemagluttinin, which bears clinical significance, as the article narrates, perhaps there are also different subtypes of neuraminidase that can cause different reactions. Reading through this article, I cannot help but think if this has any implication of vaccination against flu. So does this mean that there...
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