Flu Vaccine Candidate May Provide Universal Protection Against Influenza Strains

As summer turns to fall, many Americans may go from thinking about the coronavirus vaccine to thinking about their annual flu shot. Now, a recent study has found a vaccine candidate that may be the closest thing to a universal flu shot. Researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln say this vaccine offers protection against “an unprecedented range of swine flu strains,” including the ones which sparked flu pandemics in 1918 and 2009.