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August 14, 2020

Insight into AI highlights its harmful infection potential

Insights from a study of the devastating 2017/17 bird flu outbreak show how highly pathogenic bird flu viruses can be transmitted from wild migrating bird population to domestic flocks and back again. These viruses can readily exchange genetic material with other low pathogenic viruses – which are less harmful – during migration, raising the likelihood of serious outbreaks in domestic poultry and wild birds. Read more