24/11/2009

Fatal H1N1 Cluster in Texas Raises Pandemic Concerns. -- (Recombinomics)

 

Fatal H1N1 Cluster in Texas Raises Pandemic Concerns

The above comments describe the deaths of roommates infected with H1N1.  Since the vast majority of H1N1 infections are mild, the death of two roommates within 24 hours of each others raises concerns that they were infected with a lethal contagious form of the virus. Recent reports out of Ukraine has raised concerns that H1N1 with the receptor binding domain change D225G, is such a virus......The increasing number of deaths, including the cluster described in Texas raises concerns that D225G is gaining traction.  More sequencing of samples near lung tissues in severe and fatal cases would be useful......

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