Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, December 9th, 2008
"Occasionally, these outbreaks have resulted in transmission of influenza viruses to humans and other mammals, with symptoms ranging from conjunctivitis to pneumonia and death. Here the current, knowledge of the determinants of pathogenicity of HPAI viruses in mammals is summarized," wrote E. Dewit and colleagues, Erasmus University.
The researchers concluded: "It is becoming apparent that common mechanisms exist across influenza A virus strains and subtypes, through which influenza viruses adapt to...
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