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Alert but Not Alarmed: What to Make of New H1N1 Swine Flu with ‘Pandemic Potential’ Found in China
Ian M. Mackay | The Conversation - TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Jul 2020

2 Jul 2020 – Researchers have found a new strain of flu virus with “pandemic potential” in China that can jump from pigs to humans, triggering a suite of worrying headlines. It’s excellent this virus has been found early, and raising the alarm quickly allows virologists to swing into action developing new specific tests for this particular flu virus.

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