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Virulent Bird-Human Flu Hybrid Made in Lab

February 23rd, 2010 02:40 admin Leave a comment Go to comments

Scientists created a highly contagious and lethal strain of H5N1 influenza by adding just a single gene from H3N2, a common human flu strain. It’s just this sort of nightmare strain that people have feared could evolve naturally. It hasn’t yet, but this shows that it could.

Source: Virulent Bird-Human Flu Hybrid Made in Lab

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