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“Birds are known to carry every single one of the 144 varieties of influenza virus … For this reason, most scientists believe that all forms of the virus originated in birds and every flu is on some level a kind of bird flu.”

So says Slate magazine, which answers an interesting question, “Does Every Animal Have Its Own Kind of Flu?”

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Written by jacksontom

April 28, 2009 at 5:51 pm

Posted in News

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