Virus Immunity ‘Created in Lab’

Scientists have found a way to boost an organism’s natural anti-virus defences — effectively making its cells immune to flu and other potential killers. The process cannot be carried out in human cells — but it could potentially aid the development of effective new anti-viral therapies. It works by stimulating production of the protein interferon, the cell’s first line of defence against viruses

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