“Information generated under this contract will be important for preparing our nation and the world against new influenza viruses with pandemic potential.” In May, Chiron received an NIAID contract to produce 8,000 doses of vaccine for H5N1, a more lethal strain of bird flu that has resurfaced in Asia

The August issue of the Journal of Virology suggested the H9N2 strain has gotten hotter in recent years, killing far…

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