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.
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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