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Latest Influenza A virus subtype H9N2 Stories

2010-11-12 12:58:20

History's first recognized influenza pandemic originated in Asia and rapidly spread to other continents 500 years ago, in the summer of 1510.

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2008-08-16 15:25:00

More humans could be infected with bird flu, specifically the H9N2 strain, and that could lead to a worldwide pandemic, according to a Hong Kong expert.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.