Bird flu jumps to pigs

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Contamination grippe aviaire H5N1 porcs oiseaux hommes pandémie FLUPIG

La grippe aviaire se transmettrait aux porcs. Copyright AFP Photo

The H5N1 bird flu virus may be evolving the ability to spread from mammal to mammal, says a team who have discovered that pigs in Indonesia have been infected with the disease since 2005. It’s one step in the frightening chain of events that could lead to human transmission and a pandemic.

The New Scientist

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