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Each year in the United States, seasonal influenza kills more than 36,000 people and hospitalizes 200,000 more. NIAID scientists worldwide are working together to find better ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat seasonal and pandemic influenza, including H1N1 flu. For the latest in NIAID-supported influenza research, see Recent Scientific Findings and H1N1 Influenza (Swine Flu).
NIH Scientists Model Immune Variation and Responses to Flu Vaccination—April 10, 2014
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