Confronting the next influenza pandemic with anti‐inflammatory and immunomodulatory agents: why they are needed and how they might work

@inproceedings{Fedson2009ConfrontingTN,
  title={Confronting the next influenza pandemic with anti‐inflammatory and immunomodulatory agents: why they are needed and how they might work},
  author={David S. Fedson},
  booktitle={Influenza and other respiratory viruses},
  year={2009}
}
Despite the best efforts of influenza scientists, companies and health officials to prepare for the next pandemic, most of the world's people will not have access to affordable supplies of vaccines and antiviral agents. They will have to rely on 19th century public health 'technologies' to see them through. In the 21st century, science ought to be able to provide something better. Influenza scientists study the molecular characteristics of influenza viruses and their signaling effects in cell… CONTINUE READING