DeLauro introduces bill aimed at fighting flu

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (WTNH)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTNH) — Down in the nation’s Capitol, Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro introduced a bill aimed at combating the flu epidemic.

The Flu Vaccine Act would earmark $1 billion toward the development of a universal flu vaccine.

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The goal is to create a vaccine that would provide a lifetime of protection after only being administered one or two times.

This season’s flu has claimed at least 97 lives in Connecticut alone.

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