H7N9 bird flu found to spread through the air

H7N9 bird flu found to spread through the air

Source : South China Morning Post

Virus can also infect pigs, say HKU researchers, who warn officials to maintain tight scrutiny even though threat seems under control

The H7N9 bird flu virus can be transmitted not only through close contact but by airborne exposure, a team at the University of Hong Kong found after extensive laboratory experiments.

http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1244536/h7n9-bird-flu-found-spread-through-air

Study link - http://www.sciencemag.org/content/early/2013/05/22/science.1239844.abstract?sid=48017a5f-22ba-4d26-a3e2-2c1bdbda54ce

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