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    New swine flu discovered in China not an immediate threat: Experts

    While countries around the world are trying their best to bring an end to the coronavirus pandemic, Chinese researchers have found a new flu strain in pigs that they say has the potential to trigger a pandemic. Called the G4 virus, it is believed to be a version of the swine flu (H1N1 virus) that caused a pandemic in 2009. New swine flu virus found in China: Can it trigger...

    • 2 days ago
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    Now a New Strain of Swine Flu Found in China

    A new strain of swine flu with "pandemic potential" - G4 - has been discovered by researchers in China. It is spreading to humans. Should we be afraid? The coronavirus pandemic has shown no signs of slowing down. But even as cases across the world cross 10 million, an alarming headline on Tuesday announced that another disease with "pandemic potential" had been identified....

    • 7 days ago
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    New strain of H1N1 swine flu in China has potential to become pandemic, say scientists

    As the world continues to grapple with the impact and deaths left behind by the coronavirus pandemic, a new strain of swine flu with the possibility of mutating into a pandemic has come to the fore. A new strain of H1N1 flu has been detected in China, which must be "urgently" contained to prevent another pandemic, warn scientists. The new strain of...

    • 7 days ago
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    China Downplays Potential New Swine Flu Pandemic, Says Sample Size of Study Too Small

    China on Wednesday played down the threat of a new swine flu strain with pandemic potential that researchers discovered in pigs, saying the study is "not representative". The deadly COVID-19 pandemic, which has now infected more than 10 million people worldwide, first emerged in China and is thought to have originated in bats and jumped to humans...

    • 7 days ago
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    All about New Swine flu virus in China: Should you worry?

    Image Source : INSTAGRAM/G4SWINEFLU All about New Swine flu virus in China: Should you worry? Researchers in China have discovered a new strain of the influenza virus which they claim has the potential to turn into a pandemic. China has the world's largest population of pigs and it is found that the Chinese pigs have been infected by a virus that has similar genes as the swine flu....

    • 7 days ago
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    Researchers Identify New 'Pandemic Potential' Swine Flu Virus In China

    A new strain of flu that has the potential to become a pandemic was identified in China by scientists. According to a study in the US science journal PNAS, the new strain of the virus is carried by pigs but can infect humans as well, although experts said there is no imminent threat. Although not an immediate threat, researchers are concerned that it could mutate further and...

    • 7 days ago
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    New Swine Flu Strain With Pandemic Potential Found In China

    Beijing: Chinese researchers have reportedly discovered a new strain of the H1N1 swine influenza virus that has the potential to become a pandemic. According to the study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, pigs are the intermediate hosts for the generation of pandemic influenza virus. "Systematic surveillance of influenza viruses in pigs is a...

    • 7 days ago
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    China discovers new swine flu virus with 'pandemic potential'

    BEIJING: Chinese researchers have reportedly discovered a new strain of the H1N1 swine influenza virus that has the potential to become a pandemic. According to the study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, pigs are the intermediate hosts for the generation of pandemic influenza virus. 'Systematic surveillance of influenza viruses in pigs is a...

    • 7 days ago
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    6 reasons why the new swine flu virus is a serious concern in China

    6 reasons why the new swine flu virus is a serious concern in ChinaEven as the world is battling the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers in China have discovered a new type of swine flu that is capable of triggering an epidemic.  The new strain of influenza was recently discovered in pigs that have the ability to infect humans.  Named G4, it is genetically descended from the H1N1...

    • a week ago
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    6 reasons why new swine flu virus in China is a serious worry

    Image Source : AP/FILE 6 reasons why new swine flu virus in China is a serious worry Even as the world is grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, Researchers in China have discovered a new type of swine flu that is capable of triggering a pandemic. The new strain of influenza was recently discovered in pigs that has the potential to infect humans. Named G4, it is genetically descended...

    • a week ago

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