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Mild Ebola Virus Found In Philippines To Transmit From Pig To Human

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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The Ebola Reston strain of the ebola virus appears to have been transmitted from a pig to a human in the Philippines, the government announced. The revelation worries some health officials even though the strain is not considered dangerous to humans, and the Filipino man is still healthy six months after he was infected. Other experts say there is no need to be concerned yet, that the finding still needs to be investigated. The virus normally occurs in monkeys, but it was discovered in pigs last year in the Philippines, leading to tests of pigs and people who work with them. (Click here for more

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