China H7N9 Joint Mission Report 2013 (WHO)

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Ed Rybicki‘s insight:

An important document – because it lays out in detail just what a high-level team that went to China found during their travels.  And it is disturbing: the virus has 6 internal genes of H9N2, with the H7 HA and N9 NA – the first time the latter has been seen in humans.  I note that H9N2 keeps popping up in humans, but is not so nasty: the H7N9, however, is a low pathogenicity virus in chickens, but severe in humans.

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