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Swine Flu Infecting Humans Raises Fears of Pandemic Potential

Seattle Times Tuesday, 30 June 2020 ()
(Bloomberg) — A strain of flu virus spreading in Chinese pigs has shown it can also infect humans, suggesting that another pathogen with pandemic potential waits in the wings behind the coronavirus. The flu strain that jumped to humans has become predominant among pigs across China since 2016, according to a team of researchers that […]
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New Virus With Pandemic Potential Discovered in China According to CNN, Chinese researchers say the G4 virus descends from 2009's H1N1 swine flu. CNN adds that a recent pig surveillance program that ended in 2018 discovered the disease. A study of the G4 virus is in the 'Proceedings of the National...

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