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Dogs Could Become The Next Source of a Deadly Flu Pandemic

Our best animal friends might not know it, but they could be putting us at risk from another influenza pandemic, researchers have warned.  Key to the worrying prediction is the increasing diversity of flu within dogs, and new evidence that the virus can jump from pigs into canines. These developments match the build-up to the H1N1 pandemic in 2009, which originated in birds.  Read more...

 

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