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New Study Finds Flu Virus "Paralyzes" Immune System 84

Posted by timothy
from the now-that's-just-stunning dept.
mmmscience writes with this excerpt from Examiner.com: "A study coming out of Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has found that the influenza virus manages to dysregulate the immune system, allowing other infections to thrive in the body. This discovery, coming at an opportune time as the world battles the new H1N1 flu outbreak, may be the first step in understanding why the flu can cause such high mortality rates in normally healthy individuals."
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New Study Finds Flu Virus "Paralyzes" Immune System

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