Nov. 20, 2018 – A New Vaccine To Destroy All Types Of Flu Viruses? A Miracle? No, A Llama! Say What?!?

There are significant differences between viral infections, like the flu, and bacterial infections, like strep throat. Antibiotics work on bacterial infections, but not viral infections. Drugs to fight viruses are few and far between (think AIDS and Tamiflu) and the various strains of flu virus that come and go cause many thousands of deaths, in the U.S. alone, every year. But, new hope in fighting the flu virus has emerged from, of all places, llamas! They seem to have antibodies that work against the virus and those antibodies can unlock a flu vaccine that fights all strains! Or can it? Let’s take a look, today, when we go Beyond The Norm!