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Why isn't there a universal flu vaccine?

Health workers are facing a huge challenge trying to contain this season's flu outbreak. It's the most widespread in recent years, with at least 37 child deaths reported so far. With this year's flu vaccine likely to be only about 30 percent effective, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, why isn't there a universal vaccine that can help protect us from the flu?

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