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How to Kill a Whole Lot of People Scripps pubs how they made H7N9 VIRUS more transmissible

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Now, scientists in California have published research concerning enabling the human-to-human transmission of the bird flu virus H7N9. This virus strain is of concern to scientists as it has already infected 1500 people and killed 40% of them. H7N9 has not been known, however, to  spread easily from human contact.

The article explaining the three genetic changes which need to be made to transform H7N9 into a virtual pandemic agent was published on June 15, 2017 in the journal PLOS Pathogens.

According to Scripps biologist Jim Paulsen, as quoted in an NPR article, “As scientists we’re interested in how the virus works…. We’re trying to just understand the virus so that we can be prepared.”

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http://www.thedailysheeple.com/how-to-kill-a-whole-lot-of-people-scripps-scientists-publish-how-they-made-h7n9-virus-more-transmissible_062017

It's for your own good, now shush! 

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