Scientists warn about the threat of a new pandemic

Scientists have discovered in China a new strain of swine flu that could potentially cause a new pandemic. It is reported BBC with reference to the results of the study experts.

A peddler of the new virus are swine, but, according to scientists, they can be infected people.

It is assumed that the virus can mutate and be transmitted from person to person – precisely because it threatens a new pandemic.

Scientists believe that while the situation has not become alarming, however, the new pathogen has all the typical characteristics that indicate its high degree of adaptation to human infection. People have no immunity to this virus, because the situation requires close monitoring.

The new strain of flu identified in China similar to swine flu of 2009, but with some new changes.

The virus which the researchers called G4EAH1N1, can grow and multiply in the cells that line the human respiratory tract.

Evidence of the emergence of the new virus have become infections among people who worked in slaughterhouses and in pig farming in China.

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