Scientist deliberately ‘militarizes’ flu strain in deadly bio-terrorism experiment


Scientist deliberately ‘militarizes’ flu strain in deadly bio-terrorism experiment

For years, health officials from around the world have been warning that the H5N1 avian flu virus, which is currently not a threat, will one day mutate into a deadly, pandemic strain. But now their predictions — or warnings, depending on how you look at it — could come true, as a European scientist has genetically altered H5N1 to effectively spread between mammals. (Continue story)

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Posted on February 24, 2012, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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