Monday, October 09, 2006

Incident: H5N1 in Swine, Indonesia

The H5N1 avian flu strain has been found in two pigs on the island of Bali. This is a concern, since swine are susceptible to a variety of human influenza strains and could serve as a conduit for H5N1 to mutate into a new form that could easily pass on to humans.


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