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Pediatric Flu deaths in America

On March 8th, a CDC report declared that there have been 103 flu-related pediatric deaths in the 2023-2024 season in America.

This data highlights the importance of the seasonal flu vaccination for all ages, and it emphasizes the necessity for research into the development of a ‘universal flu vaccine’ to ensure full protection.

The concept of universal flu vaccine is based on the idea that the injection of this formulation would allow a complete protection against multiple strains of influenza. This stands in contrast to the seasonal flu vaccines currently available on the market, which requires annual administration and only elicit an immune response only against specific influenza strains.

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