Indonesia to West: We Will Trade Virus for Your Vaccine

Indonesia is refusing to hand over its flu viruses to Western researchers, and that means flu vaccines this year may be less effective. Flu shots are basically created on a gamble that that popular Asian virus strains will come West by winter flu season. Epidemiologists study Asian viruses, predict which strains will… » 11/15/07 7:40am 11/15/07 7:40am