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March 5, 2013

 

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Ferret Sneezes And The H5N1 Virus

Scientists manipulated the H5N1 virus, and found that, with just a few genetic mutations, it could be passed from one ferret to another through a sneeze.

May 20, 2008

 

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Flu Mist

Now you can get a flu vaccine without getting a shot. Instead, you can get the flu mist. Like nasal spray, but you get weakened flu viruses up your nose.

September 27, 2003

 

Flu Virus: The Unwelcome Guest

What we call “the flu bug” is really many different viruses. There are two main families: A and B, and both have many individual members, like Influenza A-Moscow, Influenza A-Panama and Influenza B-Sichuan.

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