New flu virus in China

A recently emerged flu virus(G4 EAH1N1) that has the potential to become a pandemic has been identified in China. The strain is similar to the swine flu that spread globally in 2009. For now, it is found only in pigs but has the potential to infect humans. According to researchers, any further mutations could create a virus strain that can spread easily by human-human contact and cause a global outbreak.

 

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