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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: Reconstructed 1918 Influenza Virus Has Yielded Key Insights, Scientists Say— Sept. 11, 2012
NIH Scientists Map First Steps in Flu Antibody Development—Aug. 29, 2012
Media Availability: NIH Study Suggests Potential Hurdle to Universal Flu Vaccine Development May Be Overcome—Aug. 15, 2012
NIH Videocast: Influenza and Bacteria: A Life Threatening Combination—March 28, 2012
NIH Grantees Rebut Theory that Seasonal Flu Strains Originate in Tropical Regions—Nov. 16, 2011
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Recent Congressional Testimony by Anthony S. Fauci, MD, NIAID Director
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