Dr. Hunein "John" Maassab in his lab

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Dr. Hunein "John" Maassab in his lab

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Dr. Hunein "John" Maassab, a Syrian immigrant who came to the U.S. in the late 1940s dedicated his career to studying influneza. Beginning in the 1960s, Dr. Maassab worked to develop a live attenuated influenza vaccine at the Universtiy of Michigan Department of Epidemiology. In 2003, the Food and Drug Administration, after several years of studies and vaccine trials, licensed the nasal-spray flu vaccine that Dr. Maassab spent years developing.

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“Dr. Hunein "John" Maassab in his lab,” CDC Museum Digital Exhibits, accessed June 23, 2024, http://www.cdcmuseum.org/items/show/870.