Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, October 20th, 1997
The finding was reported by Robert G. Webster, Ph.D., chairman of the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Department of Virology and Molecular Biology, and other scientists in an article published in the October 9, 1997, issue of the Journal Nature.
"Typically, new influenza viruses pass through and are genetically modified in other mammals, like pigs, before reaching humans. A unique feature of this new virus of the H5 subtype found in Hong Kong, which...
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