Influenza A (H1N1) Blog

Posts Tagged ‘immunity’

  1. January 22, 2010

    Mutations and the escape from immunity

    If measles is caused by a virus and it can only be caught once in a life time, why do we catch the flu every year?

    When we have the flu, in a few days the body seems to get rid of the virus. The symptoms rarely last for two weeks and, in a higher period; [...]

  2. October 16, 2009

    Vaccine against flu: Distribution

    If you think that all problems are solved after you have read all about the long vaccine production, you’re wrong. There is still the issue of distribution:

    As the vaccine manufacturing process is slow and continuous, it is not possible to produce enough doses for everyone. Nowadays, our yearly vaccine production is of 700 to 900 [...]