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PNAS lifts H7N9 flu-ethnicity study embargo early after The Australian breaks it

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pnas 14The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) lifted the embargo early today on a study of how people of various ethnicities may respond to the H7N9 flu strain after The Australian broke the scheduled 3 p.m. Eastern embargo.

From the PNAS press office earlier today:

Due to an embargo break, PNAS is lifting the embargo early on the following paper. All other articles are under the scheduled embargo:

·         Cell-mediated immunity to the H7N9 influenza virus may vary by ethnicity

PNAS tells Embargo Watch:

We found a story in The Australian that was published ahead of the scheduled embargo.

Written by Ivan Oransky

January 6, 2014 at 10:50 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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