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Does the current Novel H1N1 Swine Flu contain elements of avian flu?


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2009-11-23 03:03:59
2009-11-23 03:03:59

Yes. It does contain genetic material of Avian Flu in addition to three types of Swine Flu and also human flu viruses. (Avian flu is also called "Bird Flu"). When a virus mutates like this one did in pigs with five different genomes in the virus, it is called a quintuple reassortant (also known as reassortment) virus.

The three types of swine flu genetic material in the A-H1N1/09 pandemic flu are American swine flu, Asian swine flu, and European swine flu.

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