Experimental vaccines against potentially pandemic and highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses.

@article{Mooney2013ExperimentalVA,
  title={Experimental vaccines against potentially pandemic and highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses.},
  author={Alaina J Mooney and Stephen M Tompkins},
  journal={Future virology},
  year={2013},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={25-41}
}
Influenza A viruses continue to emerge and re-emerge, causing outbreaks, epidemics and occasionally pandemics. While the influenza vaccines licensed for public use are generally effective against seasonal influenza, issues arise with production, immunogenicity, and efficacy in the case of vaccines against pandemic and emerging influenza viruses, and highly pathogenic avian influenza virus in particular. Thus, there is need of improved influenza vaccines and vaccination strategies. This review… CONTINUE READING