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New bird flu strain dangerous to humans

Posted in Uncategorized by Patrick Truax on October 8, 2007

LONDON, Oct. 7 (UPI) — A new strain of the bird flu virus spreading around the world is more infectious to humans, a study lead by a U.S. researcher has found.

Led by Yoshihiro Kawaoka of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the new study found the H5N1 virus has apparently mutated into a new strain that increases the risk of a human pandemic due to its increased level of communicability, The Independent said Saturday.

Scary stuff..

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Various looks at virons of H5N1.


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  1. Patrick Truax said, on October 8, 2007 at 3:50 am

    I read some where about the levels of a viral outbreak that became pandemic here in America. I felt like taking a shower after I read the part about the doctors and the nurses fleeing the hospitals. Too many sick and dying people to bury the ones who have already passed. I hope we are prepared for it, if this stuff every makes it over here.

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