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Scientists confirm new H7N9 bird flu has come from chickens [tsk]
Yuen's findings do not mean all cases of human H7N9 infection come from chickens, or from poultry, but they do confirm chickens as one source.
…Other so called "reservoirs" of the flu virus may be circulating in other types of birds or mammals, and investigators in China are working hard to try find out.
…"Further adaptation of the virus could lead to infections with less severe symptoms and more efficient person-to-person transmission," the scientists wrote.
So the H7N5 is a combination of three viruses and has been able to travel 400 km.
Do viruses normally 'combine' in this manner and could it be airbourne?
This story is now going main stream, I wonder if it is to cause fear and panic or if there is really something to this one?
Preliminary Report: Epidemiology of the Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Outbreak in China
Most persons with confirmed H7N9 virus infection were critically ill and epidemiologically unrelated. Laboratory-confirmed human-to-human H7N9 virus transmission was not documented among close contacts, but such transmission could not be ruled out in two families.