Tracing evolution of chicken flu virus yields insight into origins of deadly H7N9 strain

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December 29, 2014

Tracing evolution of chicken flu virus yields insight into origins of deadly... -- MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tracing evolution of chicken flu virus yields insight into origins of deadly H7N9 strain Scientists from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and China Agricultural University identify the changes in H9N2 flu virus in chickens that could signal emergence of viruses with potential to trigger a pandemic

MEMPHIS, Tenn. , Dec. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international research team has shown how changes in a flu virus that has plagued Chinese poultry farms for decades helped create the novel avian H7N9 …

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