February 7, 2014

A brand new hybrid bird flu in China

A new-to-humans flu virus killed a 73-year old woman from the Jiangxi province in China, on Dec. 6. At the time, the doctors new it was a H10N8 bird flu virus that killed her. But, they’ve just published new findings about it-it has picked up some new genes from the H9N2 flu virus. And these genes could make it more dangerous to humans. Read More

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