Check out the article that inspired this episode: http://cen.acs.org/articles/93/i34/To…
Flu season is approaching, which means flu shot season is already here. But why do we need to get a flu shot every year, and why don’t they always work? In this Speaking of Chemistry, Sophia answers those questions and talks about the development of a universal flu shot that would work even better.
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And special thanks to Dr. Jeff Teigler for the bouncer analogy.
Speaking of Chemistry is a production of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly magazine of the American Chemical Society.