Tag: Orthomyxoviridae

Reconstructed 1918 influenza virus has yielded key insights, scientists say

Contact: Nalini Padmanabhan padmanabhannm@niaid.nih.gov 301-402-1663 NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases WHAT:   The genetic sequencing and reconstruction of the 1918 influenza virus that killed 50 million people worldwide have advanced scientists’ understanding of influenza biology and yielded important information on how to prevent and control future […]