chinese scientists have discovered a new pig virus of the H1N1 flu virus. According to them, this strain has all the characteristics to cause a future pandemic.
While the Covid-19 is still active on a large part of the globe, chinese scientists have discovered a new strain of swine flu. In a scientific article — published Monday, June 29, 2020 in the journal Proceedings of the national academy of Sciences — the research team has developed its protocol. Between 2011 and 2018, the researchers conducted 30 000 PCR tests on pigs in the slaughterhouses of ten chinese provinces and in a veterinary hospital. Thus, they have isolated 179 swine influenza viruses, including H1N1, avian-type eurasian, known as G4. They have admitted that these viruses G4 EA H1N1 "possess all the essential features showing a high adaptability to infect humans".A virus dangerous to Humans Date Of Update: 02 July 2020, 11:57