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Antibodies for Avian Flu Extracted from 90-Year-Old Blood Samples

Two mutations in the H1N1 avian flu virus were responsible for killing 50 million people all over the world during the 1918 outbreak of so-called Spanish Flu. Now researchers at MIT have analyzed 90-year-old blood samples from people who survived the flu, and the blood still contains antibodies that react to H1N1… » 8/18/08 11:25am 8/18/08 11:25am