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Gene Explains Why Flu Can Be Serious, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Study


3/26/2012 7:01:16 AM

People with a rare variant of a gene that codes for an anti-viral protein are more likely to end up in hospital seriously ill when they get the flu than others who carry other variants, according to new research led by the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in the UK that was published in Nature on Sunday.

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