Thursday, April 30, 2009

The epidemic had its origins in the raising of pigs and the strain is known since 1999.

Swine flu was the result of interaction between different viruses in pigs, says expert 10:22 29 / 04 / 2009 Novosibirsk (Russia), April 29, RIA Novosti.

Swine flu, according to latest estimates, and caused 159 casualties in Mexico is the result of an interaction between two different viruses in the body of the pigs, says Professor DROZDOV Ilia, head of the Russian Center of Virology and Biotechnology "Vektor" . "There was an interaction with another virus, human or pig, in the body of pigs," said the researcher to add that participated in this process, with a high dose of probability, the H1N2 virus, a strain isolated in veterinary experts 1999 and monitored for some time in the hog. " "It was a new type, a new virus particles can affect the human body, found. That has arisen this novel form is, in his view, "a regular phenomenon already observed in the past in Nature and in the human population."


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