Vaccine-induced T cell protection from influenza viruses
SA Valkenburg1; OTW Li1; JSM Peiris1; LP Perera2; LLM Poon1
1 Centre of Influenza Research and School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
2 Metabolism Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA
1. T cell–activating vaccines provide robust protection against diverse influenza viruses, which is not possible by current inactivated influenza vaccines.
2. Wyeth/IL-15/5flu is a universal anti-influenza vaccine.
3. CD4 and CD8 T cells act together for protection from influenza viruses.