Centivax

by Margaret Sun

Featured in the Netflix documentary Pandemic, Centivax is a company seeking to develop a universal vaccine. Centivax’s animal facility tests induced antibodies in pigs against 39 strains of flu, including the 1918 H1N1 Spanish flu and the 2009 H1N1 swine flu. While humanity has only identified around 300,000 of 1.6 million possible zoonotic diseases, it’s interesting to see all the different angles (both long-term and immediate) from which humans are addressing pandemic outbreaks.

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