Concern as revived 1918 flu virus kills monkeys

  title={Concern as revived 1918 flu virus kills monkeys},
  author={Kerri Smith},
The 1918 influenza virus, which killed some 50 million people worldwide, has proved fatal to macaques infected in a laboratory. The study follows Nature's controversial publication 1 of the virus's sequence in 2005, alongside a paper in Science that described the recreation of the virus from a corpse and its potency in mice 2. Some scientists question the… CONTINUE READING