Novel Influenza A H1N1 Virus Has Bird, Pig and Human Components

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Here is my article in Suite 101 on how the current novel Influenza A H1N1 viral strain developed with pig, bird and human genetic components. We are in Pandemic stage 6, meaning infections have been documented on all continents around the world. The infection is considered of moderate severity by the World Health Organization.

Bird, Human, Pig

Last updated July 27, 2009 by Dr. Vee

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