The NS1 gene from bat-derived influenza-like virus H17N10 can be rescued in influenza A PR8 backbone.


Influenza A viruses have the potential to cause pandemics due to the introduction of novel subtypes against which human hosts have little or no preexisting immunity. Such viruses may result from reassortment between human and animal influenza viruses. Recently, new influenza-like viruses were identified in bats, raising the concern for a new reservoir of… (More)
DOI: 10.1099/jgv.0.000509


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