Universal flu vaccine may be available within two years, says scientist

Universal flu vaccine may be available within two years, says scientist

A universal flu vaccine that protects against all strains of the virus could be available in the next two years, according to a leading scientist. An experimental vaccine based on the same mRNA technology used in the highly successful Covid jabs was found to protect mice and ferrets against severe influenza, paving the way for clinical trials in humans. Prof John Oxford, a neurologist at Queen Mary University in London, who was not involved in the work, said the vaccine …