Extinct 1918 virus comes alive

Robert A. Lamb*, David Jackson

*Corresponding author for this work

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The 1918 'Spanish' flu that killed 20-50 million people has been recreated from its gene sequence. The virus truly is a nasty beast.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1154-1156
Number of pages3
JournalNature Medicine
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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