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New Science Spotlight Articles

Every month, Fred Hutch postdoc writer/editors summarize two papers from each of our scientific divisions to stimulate collaborations across campus
10 NEW September 16, 2019

Why does flu make some people sick, but not others?

New study points to single mutations that allow flu to slip past immune system of some people, but not others
Hutch News - August 27, 2019

Why now is the time to get your flu shot

Protecting yourself also helps those around you, especially cancer patients vulnerable to influenza
Hutch News - October 24, 2018

Scanning hemagglutinin to predict the future of flu

From the Bloom Lab, Basic Sciences Division and Bedford Lab, Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division
Science Spotlight - October 15, 2018

Fight the flu with Netflix?

Staying home and avoiding others can put a big dent in an epidemic, new TV-flu study finds
Hutch News - January 22, 2015

Flu season will likely be more severe this year, CDC predicts

Strain has mutated, dimming the vaccine’s effectiveness – but it’s still worth it to get one, experts say
Hutch News - December 05, 2014

Why the flu hit hardest in middle-aged adults last year

Previous influenza infections in childhood may be the culprit, study finds
Hutch News - October 20, 2014

Flu shot strategy sends health worker rates soaring at SCCA

Participation climbs to 97 percent, protects vulnerable patients, Fred Hutch infection expert says
Hutch News - September 23, 2014

‘It packs a punch’: High-dose flu vaccine cuts illness in older adults

Shot contains 4 times as much antigen, boosts antibodies and protects better, large study finds
Hutch News - August 13, 2014

Unexpected findings: Immunosuppressant drug paradoxically may provide cross-protection against multiple strains of influenza, suggesting the potential of a universal vaccine

Mice vaccinated with Rapamycin along with single-strain flu virus develop immunity to several other types of flu, including deadly pandemic strains, suggesting the potential of a universal vaccine
Hutch News - October 31, 2013

How the SCCA successfully suppressed pandemic flu

Aggressive infection-control program protected Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patients from acquiring clinic-based H1N1 influenza
Hutch News - December 21, 2009
Last Modified, August 15, 2019