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Genetic Analyses Suggest Bird Flu Virus Is Evolving

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Science  27 May 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5726, pp. 1234-1235
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5726.1234a

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New genetic analyses of samples from recent human H5N1 avian influenza patients reinforce epidemiological evidence suggesting that new strains of the virus may be emerging in northern Vietnam.