Effective vaccines against the shifty influenza virus are hard to come by. Ian Haydon writes about a new anti-flu tactic. Protein designers at the University of Washington have created a protein that theoretically sticks to the flu virus more tightly than our own antibodies. Ian’s piece started in The Conversation and was picked up by Scientific American, Live Science, and the Daily Mail. More from Ian @ichaydon and ianhaydon.com image: Zeichner M. Eickmann
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