Skip to comments.China bird flu mutates, might infect mammals
Posted on 04/03/2013 4:12:37 PM PDT by BenLurkin
In a worrisome sign, a bird flu in China appears to have mutated so that it can spread to other animals, raising the potential for a bigger threat to people, scientists said Wednesday.
So far the flu has sickened nine people in China and killed three. It's not clear how they became infected, but there's no evidence that the virus is spreading easily among people.
But the virus can evidently move through poultry without making them sick, experts said, making it difficult to track the germ in flocks.
The findings are preliminary and need further testing.
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and mutates and mutates and mutates...
When I was in the service many years ago, the corpsman gave the lecture about flu and to paraphrase him. “The Flu seems to always start in China or at least Asia and then spreads through out the world.”
Let’s hope this one isn’t too bad. Under Obamacare you won’t get very good treatment. And for all I know the Flu shots this year will be deliberately ineffective. For population control purposes, Ya’ know.
Funny, the upcoming movie and book, World War Z, has the zombie apocalypse starting in China.
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