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Threatwatch: Mother virus of China's deadly bird flu - health - 31 January 2014 - New Scientist

Threatwatch: Mother virus of China's deadly bird flu - health - 31 January 2014 - New Scientist | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | Scoop.it
Ten years after H5N1, more deadly bird flu has emerged from China, most recently a strain called H10N8. Is it time to target the virus spawning them all?
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Predicting Hotspots for Influenza Virus Reassortment - Vol. 19 No. 4 - April 2013 - Emerging Infectious Disease journal - CDC

Predicting Hotspots for Influenza Virus Reassortment - Vol. 19 No. 4 - April 2013 - Emerging Infectious Disease journal - CDC | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | Scoop.it
The 1957 and 1968 influenza pandemics, each of which killed ≈1 million persons, arose through reassortment events. Influenza virus in humans and domestic animals could reassort and cause another pandemic.
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PLOS Pathogens: Pandemic Influenza A Viruses Escape from Restriction by Human MxA through Adaptive Mutations in the Nucleoprotein

PLOS Pathogens: Pandemic Influenza A Viruses Escape from Restriction by Human MxA through Adaptive Mutations in the Nucleoprotein | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | Scoop.it
From molecules to physiology
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CDC Warns That New Swine Flu Strain Has 'Pandemic Potential' - US News and World Report

The CDC says the strain has infected at least 18 Americans since 2010.

 

SO while you were all fussing about H5N1....

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