21/09/2010

Mutated avian flu can infect humans. -- (asahi.com)

 

Just as bird flu appeared to have been brought under acceptable control in most countries, new evidence is emerging that claims it is crossing to pigs, intensifying the threat to humans.

The virus may be evolving the ability to spread from mammal to mammal, says a research team from Indonesia and Japan, which has found that pigs in Indonesia have been infected with the disease since 2005.

Mutated avian flu can infect humans

 

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