Politically correct names given to flu viruses.


in the scientific literature have undergone something of a mutation this year. The group of H5N1 avian flu viruses, once known as 'Fujian-like' , has morphed into 'Clade 2.3.4'. And its 'Qinghai-like' cousin is now called 'Clade 2.2'. They are part of a complete revision of H5N1 nomenclature recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO). The system is… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/452923a


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@article{Butler2008PoliticallyCN, title={Politically correct names given to flu viruses.}, author={Declan Butler}, journal={Nature}, year={2008}, volume={452 7190}, pages={923} }