Proved that a vaccine against all strains of influenza actually
In 2009 born the vaccine against influenza H1N1. As it turned out, it triggers the production of antibodies, to cope with the bird (H5N1) and swine (H3N2) flu at the same time. According to scientists, working under the direction of Patrick Wilson of the University of Chicago, it proves that the development of a universal vaccine – a real prospect, RIA "Novosti".
Specialists investigated the reaction of immunity to the vaccine against the virus H1N1. I must say, when the world is covered flu H1N1, team tested blood on the composition of antibodies in volunteers vaccinated against this strain.
As a result, a large amount of blood found plazmoblastov – secondary immune cells that produce antibodies. Most of these cells to produce antibodies that work not only against H1N1, but other types of the virus. This is not entirely typical of the immune system, to get vaccinated against seasonal flu.
"Our discovery is a key step in the development of tools, causing the body to produce large amounts of antibodies and protects it from a variety of strains, including pathogenic viruses, provoking epidemics and death ", – states specialists.