BREAKING: BBC: Flu virus with “pandemic potential” found in China

According to the BBC,

It emerged recently and is carried by pigs, but can infect humans, they say. 

The researchers are concerned that it could mutate further so that it can spread easily from person to person, and trigger a global outbreak. 

While it is not an immediate problem, they say, it has “all the hallmarks” of being highly adapted to infect humans and needs close monitoring.

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