Since it's unknown which virus will become the next pandemic, these U of A scientists are preparing for a number of possibilities

Matthias Götte, a virologist and chair of the University of Alberta's medical microbiology and immunology department, left, is leading a team of about 15 people in Edmonton working on how to better prepare the world for the next pandemic, including Hery Lee, a third-year PhD student. Matthias Götte, a virologist and chair of the University of Alberta's medical microbiology and immunology department, left, is leading a team of about 15 people in Edmonton working on how to better prepare the world for the next pandemic, including Hery Lee, a third-year PhD student.

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