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Science  22 Apr 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5721, pp. 476
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5721.476

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The H2N2 influenza virus that was accidentally sent to thousands of diagnostic labs gave new urgency to the question of what should be done with the virus, which has not been seen in humans since 1968 and is becoming a slightly bigger threat every year.