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Chinese researchers warn of new virus in pigs with human pandemic risk

06 June, 2020 9:58 am 9:58 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – A new flu virus found in Chinese pigs has become more infectious to humans and needs to be watched closely in case it becomes a potential “pandemic virus”, a study said, although experts said there is no imminent threat. A team of Chinese researchers looked at influenza viruses found in pigs from … Read More

Deaths, China’s new flu-like virus, nine, 470 confirmed cases, infection, animals.

China virus deaths rise to 17, heightening global alarm

01 January, 2020 7:38 pm 7:38 pm

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Deaths from China’s new flu-like virus rose to 17 on Wednesday with more than 470 confirmed cases, heightening global fears of contagion from an infection suspected to have come from animals. The previously unknown and contagious coronavirus strain emerged from the central city of Wuhan, with cases now detected as far away … Read More