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What features does avian influenza have?

Mutations in the virus can rapidly develop. If avian and human influenza viruses were to simultaneously infect a person or an animal, the two viruses might swap genes and generate a new virus that is readily transmissible among human beings and against which human beings will have no natural immunity. The virus can survive inside the body for ten days.
  • Data update: 2019-11-19
  • Publish Date : 2012-10-23
  • Source: Taichung City Animal Protection and Health Inspection Office
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