1918 Flu Pandemic Speeches & Audio

Study Shows Hope for Combating Viruses

(6) tv-pg

Study Shows Hope for Combating Viruses

(6 min) tv-pg

A 1965 weekly Voice of America science report discusses a new study on interferon, a natural substance produced in the body that defends cells against viruses. Researchers at the National Institutes of Health are experimenting with ways to trigger the production of interferon in order to treat and prevent disease.