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WHO Rejects Aussie Assertion A/H1N1 Made Accidentally

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

Executive Summary

The World Health Organization rejected an allegation by an Australian scientist that the A/H1N1 flu virus may have been created accidentally in a laboratory. WHO's deputy director-general said the agency took the assertion seriously and reviewed the evidence, but concluded the virus occurred naturally. Virologist Adrian Gibbs is publishing in a medical journal his research into the new flu virus that led him to conclude it could have developed in eggs grown in a vaccine laboratory. He said the virus contained more amino acid lysine and more mutations than a typical swine flu virus. (Click here for more



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