Well I'll be damned. The fact we've come anywhere near this far is phenomenal.
Here's more as to its ultimate hopes:
"We want to go after a universal vaccine" by using the new technique to find antibodies to a "component of the influenza virus that doesn't change," said NIAID director Anthony Fauci. In principle, Dr. Fauci said, the technique could be used for any viral disease and possibly even for cancer vaccines.
Seems a bit optimistic IMO. But still, if this breakthrough really is as fundamental as it sounds (I'm no medical expert) it can only be a good thing.
The next thing is resolving complex brain chemistry imbalance issues.