Transcript for Would You Battle Flu Sickness for $3,000?
Get sick and get paid her right scientists at the National Institutes of Health are looking for volunteers to get the flu. As a having a live virus -- straight up their noses. The government gets to see what happens it's a research and you get 3000 dollars for your time nine days quarantines that a special award. At the NIH hospital. Why not find some already sick people you ask -- site to say that in order to really understand the virus during each part of the infection and make a better vaccine. And -- controlled environment. In this setting we know exactly when they were exposed how long they've been sick when they became infectious how infectious they are and we can. Monitor every single part of the immune system's response that we can learn what we need to learn in order to improve the -- Researchers are using a mild to moderate strain of the bug 24 volunteers have participated so far. Scientists hope to infect at least 100 adults over the next year.
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