As with the story yesterday from the Ukraine, this is something to keep an eye on. The primary concern over Swine Flu is it’s potential to mutate into a much more serious disease.
Scientists in Norway have identified a mutated form of the swine flu virus that is raising concern because it was found in two patients who died of the flu and a third who was severely ill with the disease, officials announced Friday.
- Extra Mutations Help Flu Evade Drug (nlm.nih.gov)
- Swine flu shot protects against 1918 flu – study (reuters.com)
- Flu viruses get lucky (blogs.nature.com)
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