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Jan 25, 2011

Jan 25, 2011

Researchers test-drive seasonal flu reassortant possibilities

(CIDRAP News) – As the Northern Hemisphere's flu season unfolds, featuring a mix of virus strains, researchers from the Netherlands who tested different genetic combinations reported that a mixture of the 2009 H1N1 and H3N2 strains could transmit and cause more severe disease.