Updates Swine Flu

Swine flu is now the first global pandemic of the 21st century. Swine flu has been renamed Swine-Origin Influenza Virus (S-OIV). Gavin Smith et al. found H1N1 had been consorting with others, shown in a hideous diagram from Ed Yong's update on the situation.
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Smith, G., Vijaykrishna, D., Bahl, J., Lycett, S., Worobey, M., Pybus, O., et al. (2009). Origins and evolutionary genomics of the 2009 swine-origin H1N1 influenza A epidemic. Nature DOI: 10.1038/nature08182

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