Aging impairs innate immune response to flu

Aging impairs the immune system’s response to the flu virus in multiple ways, weakening resistance in older adults, according to a Yale study. The research reveals why older people are at increased risk of illness and death from flu, the researchers said.

The study is published in Science Signaling.

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Geriatrics and Aging – Healthcanal.com

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