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"The holy grail is to target a piece of the virus by antibody or t cell," says Tom Evans, the CEO of a company called Vaccitech that is working on a universal vaccine they hope can be used to treat all strains of influenza A.
"The body prefers to make a response to the part of the virus that changes," says Fauci, who is also overseeing NIH groups working on universal vaccines. "It's our job to present to the body this molecule that makes a specific response against the part that doesn't change."
Through clinical trials, Evans hopes to answer his current hypothesis within two years but says an additional five years after that will be needed to improve upon the research group's findings. Fauci, too says that some headway has been made, but a universal vaccine is still at least several years in the works.
MIT professor Penny Chisholm: “The real trick is, in terms of trying to level off at someplace lower than that 9 billion, is to get the birthrates in the developing countries to drop as fast as we can. And that will determine the level at which humans will level off on earth.”
Planned Parenthood Founder Margaret Sanger: “The most merciful thing that the large family does to one of its infant members is to kill it.