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Mapping all flu routes from bird to human

Researchers take a comprehensive look at the changes in a bird flu protein that helps the virus jump to humans

April 30, 2019 | By Sabrina Richards / Fred Hutch News Service

Hutch researchers mapped all the evolutionary routes a specific bird flu protein took to improve its chances in human cells. The research could someday help scientists working to forecast the next flu pandemic.

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First HIV, then cancer

As people with HIV live longer, they are developing cancers at higher rates than the general population

Oct. 5, 2015 | By Mary Engel / Fred Hutch News Service

HIV/AIDS and cancer: As people with HIV live longer, they are developing cancers at higher rates than the general population, a new study shows.

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How the SCCA successfully suppressed pandemic flu

Aggressive infection-control program protected Seattle Cancer Care Alliance patients from acquiring clinic-based H1N1 influenza

Dec. 21, 2009 | By Dean Forbes

According to a study by the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, aggressive infection-control and screening measures at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance during the spring 2009 H1N1 influenza epimedic protected immunocompromised cancer patients from the flu. While the Seattle area had a 100-fold increase in H1N1 cases, there was no corresponding increase among the patient population.

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