Metal shelves densely packed with preserved tissue specimens of various sizes, all suspended in glass containers.
Evolution of 1918 Flu Virus Traced from Century-Old Samples
The work reveals that the pandemic flu was likely the direct predecessor of the seasonal H1N1 flu that circulated for decades.
Evolution of 1918 Flu Virus Traced from Century-Old Samples
Evolution of 1918 Flu Virus Traced from Century-Old Samples

The work reveals that the pandemic flu was likely the direct predecessor of the seasonal H1N1 flu that circulated for decades.

The work reveals that the pandemic flu was likely the direct predecessor of the seasonal H1N1 flu that circulated for decades.

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Man with white hair sits in front of a world map
Famed Pathologist Johan Hultin Dies at 97
Lisa Winter | Mar 2, 2022
Hultin’s work helped identify the virus behind the 1918 flu pandemic.
Photograph from 1918 influenza pandemic shows mask-wearing women holding stretchers at backs of ambulances in Saint Louis, Missouri.
100-Year-Old Lungs Yield Genetic Samples of 1918 Flu Viruses
Christie Wilcox | May 18, 2021
Influenza RNA sequences from three sets of lungs preserved in formalin since 1918 provide new insights into the deadly pandemic.
Top 7 in Immunology
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 2, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in microbiology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000
Top 7 in Microbiology
Megan Scudellari | Jul 26, 2011
A snapshot of the most highly ranked articles in microbiology and related areas, from Faculty of 1000.