The next epidemic threatens due to a mutated influenza virus – Job

The next epidemic threatens due to a mutated influenza virus – Job


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to The next epidemic It is likely caused by a mutated influenza virus or a different type of bird flu. This is the conclusion of an international investigation into the outbreak of deadly infectious diseases globally. The research report will be presented next weekend at the European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) conference in Barcelona.

The virus currently called the disease and based on their data, researchers expect that this virus will appear seemingly out of nowhere, just as the Sars-CoV-2 virus did in 2019, which causes Covid-19.

Last week, the World Health Organization also expressed concerns about the spread of H5N1, the avian influenza virus that currently causes millions of bird flu cases worldwide, from animals to humans. The current outbreak that emerged in 2020 has already spread to several mammalian species, including domestic livestock. The more mammalian species are infected, the greater the chance that the virus will evolve into a species that poses a risk to humans.

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