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Stories by Robert G. Webster

Disarming Flu Viruses

Coming soon: new medicines designed to treat the flu by halting viral replication in human tissues The drugs may also serve as a novel kind of preventive

January 1, 1999 — Norbert Bischofberger, Robert G. Webster and W. Graeme Laver

The Epidemiology of Influenza

The phenomenon of genetic recombination between human and animal strains of the influenza virus may be responsible for the appearance of new subtypes such as the virus that caused the great pandemic of 1918-19

December 1, 1977 — Robert G. Webster and Martin M. Kaplan