WHO Is Deeply Concerned That H5N1 Scientific Information Falls Into The Wrong Hands

Highlighting the fears of the bird flu H5N1, the World Health Organization (WHO) said, it was ‘deeply concerned’ about the danger of scientific information could fall into the wrong hands.

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The Influenza AH1N1 Virus, Combines Genes From Different Flu Viruses

There are 3 types (A, B and C) of the influenza virus that can cause flu. Each has subtypical strain. H1N1 is a strain of the type A virus. H1N1 is what epidemiologists call a “triple reassortment” virus because it combines genes from different flu viruses, viral strains that normally affect pigs (swine flu), along with birds (avian flu) and human flu strains.

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