08/11/2009

H1N1 Jumps to Pets Raise Pandemic Concern. -- (Recombinomoics)

 

....Pandemic H1N1 is widespread in humans and the vast majority of infections of humans are from virus in other humans.  However, the ability of this virus to jump species increases viral interactions that can result in the exchange of genetic information via recombination and reassortment.....Concerns that such transfers might be common were supported by anecdotal reports of cats and dogs developing flu-like symptoms following infection in owners and family members.  These anecdotal reports suggest that testing of these symptomatic pets will identify  a number of  such jumps, which raises concerns of interactions with other animal virus...

H1N1 Jumps to Pets Raise Pandemic Concerns

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