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Biotech / Medical : NNVC - NanoViricides, Inc.
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From: donpat3/26/2006 8:35:57 AM
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Experts hope 1918 virus sheds light on pandemics

By Sandy Kleffman
Knight Ridder Newspapers
Sunday, March 26, 2006

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Terrence Tumpey stepped into the laboratory and glanced at the dead mice. Suddenly it hit him — the significance of what scientists were attempting.

A few days earlier, Tumpey had infected the mice with genes from the 1918 influenza virus. The virus killed 40 million to 50 million people in the worst infectious disease outbreak in recorded history, then vanished.
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