Onishchenko over swine flu scare

Gennady OnishchenkoAccording to Rospotrebnadzor, swine flu may soon mutate into a more virulent form, reports Meddaily citing Interfax.

Head of Rospotrebnadzor said that "in July and August 2011 in two U.S. states had three cases of febrile respiratory illness caused by influenza H3N2 swine origin, which carried a gene for a protein matrix pandemic virus H1N1 2009. These mutations on a very subtle level, a genetic global monitoring. " According to Onishchenko, when crossed with the H3N2 2009 H1N1 in an animal or human, the light will be a new deadly virus.

Onishchenko also said that the disease caused by the 2009 H1N1 virus, and also easily flows easily from person to person. "This virus is one season literally traveled the globe for two laps. Began with the U.S. and Mexico, and came to us, "- he said.

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