New China virus has 'disastrous' potential and UK MUST be vigilant - symptoms described

CORONAVIRUS has killed almost 500,000 people, but Chinese scientists have now been alerted to a new flu virus that has "pandemic potential". An expert has warned of the "perfect storm" for another infection, on top of COVID-19, and urged the UK to be vigilant over symptoms, in what may be a "disastrous" second virus.

Coronavirus has continued to spread across the world, with more than 10 million confirmed cases of the virus. But, a new flu virus has been spotted in China, that has been revealed to have "pandemic potential".

The new strain of flu, which has been named G4 EA H1N1, has emerged from pigs, but can infect humans.

Scientists are now worried that the virus may mutate to become more infectious to humans, meaning faster transmission between hosts, sparking another global...
source: Express

2020-06-30 15:03
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