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Signs That Swine Flu Wave Has Peaked in U.S.

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posted on Nov, 20 2009 @ 04:15 PM
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Signs That Swine Flu Wave Has Peaked in U.S.


www.nytimes.com

Norway reported finding a mutated virus in three people who died or were severely ill. The mutation, known as D222G on the receptor binding domain, allow the virus to grow deeper in the lungs.

The mutation does not appear to be circulating and may have spontaneously arisen in the three patients, said Geir Stene-Larsen, director of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health. Only 3 of Norway’s 70 tested samples had it.

Asked about that, Dr. Schuchat said the same mutation had also been found in mild cases in several countries, and it did not make the virus resistant to vaccine or to treat
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posted on Nov, 20 2009 @ 04:15 PM
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This story confirms that the D225G mutation (same as found in Ukraine), has been confirmed in samples from 3 deaths in Norway. They say nothing is to worry, because only 3 out of 70 samples have the mutation, but we have heard analysis from Niman saying that most likely, this mutation is only able to be found when taken from lung samples (of the dead), not throat or nasal swabs... So basically, they will almost always test negative for this mutation unless they're already dead, so a better sample can be taken!

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