Sathirtha Mondal (sathiritha-mondal)email@example.com
Sathirtha Mondal (‘23) is an editor for the Science Department, writer for the Sports Department, and member of the Business, Web, and Copy Department. He loves to write about scientific breakthroughs, genetic engineering, biomedical research, and anything sports. In his free time, he likes to watch and play football, basketball, and badminton, binge-watch sitcoms, and explore the city.
Florian Krammer at Mount Sinai has developed a universal flu vaccine that can grant immunity against all strains of influenza and eliminate the need for revaccination. It was recently tested in the phase one trial and the results were promising, suggesting that the use of chimeric HA to target the stalk of the HA glycoprotein is able to effectively produce antibodies against a wide variety of influenza strains.