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By Thomas Webb at 8:36 AM PDT, Tue May 24, 2016

When most people hear the term “infectious disease,” it’s likely they think of illnesses that have been prominent in the news lately, such as Zika virus, MERS and Ebola. But there is a disease that poses a much broader and more imminent threat to most of us: influenza.

Seasonal influenza viruses infect five to 20 percent of the population annually and cause an average of 36,000 deaths in the United States alone each year. While flu vaccines have helped reduce the rate of infection since their introduction in 2012, their effectiveness is limited due to continual changes in the circulating...

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