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November 14, 2005

Pasteur Institute: Bird Flu Virus in Vietnam has Mutated - More Virulent

HANOI (Xinhuanet) Vietnam s Ho Chi Minh City Pasteur Institute has found that the bird flu virus strain H5N1 in the country has mutated to make it more dangerous, local newspaper Youth reported... segments of bird flu virus type A subtype H5N1 in Vietnam in early 2005, which indicates that the virus... of Amantadine and Rimantadine. Therefore, it is necessary to keep close surveillance on H5N1..., warning that people will be likely to have to face the human-to-human transmission of H5N1. E6:12

Posted by dymaxion at November 14, 2005 10:51 AM

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