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Thomas Jeffries, PhD, said the studies increase, rather than lower, the risk of a pandemic.
Two reports provide some reassurance that the virus doesn't often spread among humans.
Is there a unique public health benefit of gain-of-function studies, unachievable by safer means, that outweighs their risk?
The second H7N9 wave not only had many more cases than the first, it affected a wider area.
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