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Studies: Pigs look healthy but test positive for flu at fairs; flu transmission seen between pigs and humans

Veterinary researchers at Ohio State have published two new
studies showing flu transmission between pigs and humans.  Andrew Bowman, a Ph.D. candidate in
veterinary preventive medicine is lead author of the studies published in the
journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, and
Emerging Microbes & Infections. Richard
Slemons, professor of veterinary preventive
medicine, is senior author of both studies. 
Other co-authors of both papers included Jacqueline Nolting and Sarah
Nelson of Ohio State’s Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine.

Ohio State Research News provides more information:

http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/fairflu.htm

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Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 11:51am

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