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Chinese Expert Says China Has Technology To Detect Swine Flu

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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A Chinese official says his country has the technology already to detect the swine influenza strain responsible for the fear of a global pandemic. The director of the government-affiliated Chinese Academy of Inspection and Quarantine said China has reported no cases of the flu so far. Li huailin said the strain is a mixture of swine, human and avian flu viruses and has been identified as Swine Influenza A/H1N1. He said the virus has no effective vaccine, but can be prevented. He said the government is taking steps to prevent the virus from entering the country and to isolate travelers suspected of being infected. (Click here for more



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