US health leader warns of human-to-human H7N9 bird flu

There is no evidence that the deadly H7N9 bird flu has yet spread between humans in China but health authorities must be ready for the virus to mutate at any time, a top US virologist has warned. Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), cautioned that authorities needed to be ready for the possibility of the virus mutating and spreading between humans. Researchers are already developing a diagnostic test to identify H7N9, along with a vaccine, with clinical trials due in July or August. [Right, the mutation will occur right on schedule, so US pharma-terrorists can make a killing on the vaccines they’re making to respond to the pandemic that they created. –LRP]
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