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Submission + - Details of the Second Controversial Mutant Bird Flu Study Finally Published (medicaldaily.com)

An anonymous reader writes: The second of the two controversial bird flu studies once considered too risky to publish in fears that they would trigger a potentially devastating global influenza epidemic was published Thursday.

The study describes how scientists created H5N1 virus strains that could become capable of airborne transmission between mammals. Scientists said that the findings, which had been censored for half a year, could help them detect dangerous virus strains in nature.

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/336/6088/1534.full

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Details of the Second Controversial Mutant Bird Flu Study Finally Published

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