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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).
Media Availability: Ferrets, Pigs Susceptible to H7N9 Avian Influenza Virus—May 23, 2013
Media Availability: Novel Approach for Influenza Vaccination Shows Promise in Early Animal Testing—May 22, 2013
NIH-Supported Researchers Glean Clues from H7N9 Influenza Genetic Sequences— April 18, 2013
Three NIH-Sponsored Clinical Trials Test Influenza Treatments—Feb. 5, 2013
NIAID Influenza Genome Sequencing project sequences more than 10,000 influenza genomes—January 2013
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