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Flu Season Still Blossoming

January 22, 2013

Flu season has been bad, and everyone is watching for it to peak—after which the end of the tunnel will be in sight. New data suggests there are still more cases coming in, and in the western half of the US, flu season is a little behind, so it will go even longer. More deaths […]

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Swine Flu Readily Mutating

September 12, 2012

This summer, a number of virological reports have raised concerns about new and potentially upcoming flu variations. As the old flu that readily spreads among humans, bird flu, swine flu, and “seal” (or dog) flu share genetic data, mutations are getting more common. A new study found that ferrets infected with different strains of swine […]

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