Scientists Concerned About New Bird Flu Vaccine Research

Research on the bird flu virus that involved creating a highly contagious strain has some scientists worried that the findings could lead to the development of a bioweapon, according to numerous media outlets. At a European flu conference in September, Ron Fouchier, a scientist at Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, doing vaccine research presented his work on H5N1, the virus that causes bird flu. By infecting ferrets with different altered strains of the virus manufactured...Full Story
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