An Avian Flu Jumps to People

  title={An Avian Flu Jumps to People},
  author={B. Wuethrich},
  pages={1504 - 1504}
  • B. Wuethrich
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Science
  • INFECTIOUS DISEASEWhile researchers monitor U.S. pigs for potentially dangerous changes in swine influenza virus ([see main text][1]), recent events on the other side of the world have sounded an even more urgent alarm. Last month in Hong Kong, a 33-year-old man died and his 9-year-old son fell seriously ill after contracting an avian influenza virus from a source that remains mysterious. [1]: 
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