Corpus ID: 30993579

Iodine: the Forgotten Weapon Against Influenza Viruses

  title={Iodine: the Forgotten Weapon Against Influenza Viruses},
  author={D. Derry},
  • D. Derry
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • After the 1918 Influenza Pandemic which killed an estimated 30 million people, governments financed research on the Pandemic's causes. [...] Key Result Public health authorities could organize the distribution of iodine and at the same time educate the public in the effective use of iodine. Oral iodine might also boost body defense mechanisms in the upper oral and respiratory mucus.Expand Abstract


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