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Flu researchers plan to repeat controversial work

Having made H5N1 transmissible, scientists intend to do the same with H7N9

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12:33pm, August 7, 2013

After stirring up controversy by creating airborne-transmissible versions of one deadly bird flu virus, scientists intend to do it again with another. This time, the experiments will involve H7N9, a new strain of avian influenza that infected 134 people in China this year, killing 43.

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