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H5N1 bird flu infection may be more common, less deadly, than thought

H5N1 bird flu infection may be more common, less deadly, than thought | mikrobiologija | Scoop.it
The World Health Organization says the H5N1 bird flu kills nearly 60% of people who become infected, but a study released Thursday suggests the true fatality rate may actually be much lower.

 

...meaning a lot more people have been infected.  Possibly meaning the next pandemic is close thn we thought.


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Flu season finally arrives, CDC reports | Tibidy Health

The flu season may finally be picking up steam after the slowest start in nearly three decades, a new government report suggests.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports an uptick in the number of samples testing positive for the...

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