- You should have gotten a flu shot last autumn.Then, you wouldn’t have become so sick with the flu.
- I’m not so sure it would have done any good, since every year a different type of flu attacks the world.
- Then, you’re right; I could have spared myself a miserable two-week bout of illness.
A) Actually, I have heard that there is a new molecular technique being used in flu-vaccine
B) Every year, the US government organizes a campaign to ensure that more than 100 million
Americans are given a vaccine against the flu virus.
C) Don’t you know a sort of library of 27 billion antibodies was created from the blood of just 57 human volunteers in 2004? As a result, they were able to find an antibody for the SARS virus.
D) You know, the famous bird flu of 2007 turned out to be four separate circulating strains.
E) The vaccine makers know that! That’s why they spend several months every year matching a new vaccine to the distinctive molecules on the surface of the latest mutation of the flu virus.