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Flu focus: NIH project aims for better drugs

Rice University scientists have won a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to scrutinize the influenza A virus for clues that could lead to more effective antiviral drugs. Strains of influenza A include ...

Oct 20, 2009
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Cyber exploring the 'ecosystems' of influenzas

Predicting the infection patterns of influenzas requires tracking both the ecology and the evolution of the fast-morphing viruses that cause them, said a Duke University researcher who enlists computers to model such changes.

Aug 05, 2009
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A New Way of Treating the Flu

( -- What happens if the next big influenza mutation proves resistant to the available anti-viral drugs? This question was presenting itself to scientists and health officials recently at the World ...

Jul 06, 2009
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