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Flu Vaccine (cont.)

Future Flu Vaccines

There are many researchers looking for ways to protect humans with vaccines against both seasonal and pandemic flu outbreaks. It is likely that new developments in vaccine synthesis and production will be used in the next few years, like the recombinant DNA Flublok vaccine introduced for the 2013-2014 flu season. If ongoing experimental studies show effective protection and successful adaptation to mass production, vaccines against the flu will be markedly changed to the benefit of all.

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Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 10/15/2015

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