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Flu vaccines fail to protect obese mice

8 August 2016 | By St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Using vaccines prepared from killed viruses, the scientists targeted an influenza A H1N1 seasonal flu strain, finding that obese mice are not protected against influenza infections through vaccines, raising concerns about vaccine response in obese humans, who are known to be at an increased risk for severe flu...

Drug Target Review’s top 10 stories from 2015

28 January 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer, Drug Target Review

2015 was an exciting year for the drug discovery industry. Here we look at a selection of stories that particularly stood out for us…