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Walter H. Koch, PhD, Vice President of Global Research for Roche Molecular Systems, discusses the expansion of research on Zika virus in response to last year's...
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as well as the American Academy of Pediatrics, recommend all children hospitalized due to influenza infection receive antiviral treatment. Despite this, a recent study published in JAMA Pediatrics revealed antiviral utilization in this pediatric patient...
The influenza virus is a single-stranded RNA virus that is encapsulated in an outer lipid-bilayer envelope which contains the externally facing surface proteins hemagglutinin (HA) and neuraminidase (NA). HA and NA are the viral antigenic components that induce immunity after administration of currently available flu vaccines.