Could H7N9 Bird Flu Come to the US?

Dr. Richard Besser discusses the new strain of bird flu in China.
1:42 | 04/08/13

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Now to the alarm over the new and mysterious bird flu trending in china. The h7n9 virus has killed six so far. It has never before been seen in humans. Abc's chief health and medical editor, dr. Richard besser is here. Explain why this has everybody so worried. It's adapting quite quickly in mammals? They've seen changes that allow it to survive in people. Could this become the next pan democrating strain? Normally bird strains affect birds and people strains affect people. If it mu tates and spreads person to person and someone with the mu tatated strain got on a plane, it could spread. Humans have no immunity to this strain. We have no vaccine. There's no proe pex in the population with a new strain. The cdc is jumping on this. They're taking the steps to developing a vaccine. They've developed a diagnostic test. They're working with the chinese government. One critical piece of information is that the virus is mild in birds and much more severe in humans, which makes it hard to keep track of the birds don't die. They live and fly and spread. It's concerning. You can't tell unless you test the birds directly. The latest now on the basketball scandal at rutgers. The coach caught on tape abusing

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