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Perhaps there's a silver lining to last year's H1N1 pandemic flu outbreak: those who were infected and survived appear to have developed 'super flu' antibodies that may help researchers develop an influenza inoculation that could be effective for a lifetime.
Researchers theorize that the H1N1 virus was so different in structure than any other virus to which sufferers had been exposed, that their antibodies developed to attack the only part of the virus that it recognized — what's known as th
giving the fact that viruses exist because they can change and mutate, this seems ridiculous, that a person would be future proof of all future viruses or mutations of them
Originally posted by boyturnsintocloud
i'd hate to start my journey on this forum with a so called "one-liner", but i believe the word you are looking for is "equilibrium", dear friend. also thank you for finally pushing me over the edge from a lurking state, giving me a reason to register.
What is most *troublesome* to me about the article is the fact that "they" are equating the H1N1 virus to strains of the H5N1 virus (involved with the bird flu).
If this is the case, why isn't it more publicized among WHO and other national health agencies?
Also try telling that to everyone born today who thankfully have grown up in an age completely free of smallpox and with drastically reduced numbers of other diseases such as measles, tuberculosis....
And for some posters above, I believe that you are missing the Original Threader's point?!