New flu will run for three years instead of one

Scientists from St. Petersburg research Institute of influenza engaged in the development of new generation vaccines. The drug for prevention of viral infection will run for three years. Note, now is a vaccine against certain strains of influenza active for one year, then you need a booster.

In the next few years the vaccine in hospitals and clinics will not arrive. View the final version of the vaccine are planned for 2025. Next comes the stage trials of the drug.

"Universal vaccine created on the basis of the proteins in the composition of the influenza virus, which remains unchanged when its mutations" - says Lyudmila Rybalova, Deputy Director on scientific work of the research Institute of influenza.

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