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Mixed Results from Experimental Bird Flu Vaccine

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Mixed Results from Experimental Bird Flu Vaccine

Mixed Results from Experimental Bird Flu Vaccine

Mixed Results from Experimental Bird Flu Vaccine

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An experimental bird flu vaccine has potential to offer protection from a pandemic, according to a study in the latest issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.

But the research also suggests the effective dose is much greater than originally thought — meaning the U.S. federal government's current stockpile of vaccine is inadequate — and it works in only half of all patients.