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Novel H1N1 influenza in people: global spread from an animal source?
  1. R. M. Irvine, BVetMed, MSc, MRCVS1 and
  2. I. H. Brown, CBiol, MIBiol, PhD1
  1. 1 Virology Department, Veterinary Laboratories Agency – Weybridge, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 3NB
  1. Correspondence to Dr Brown


Richard Irvine and Ian Brown of the Veterinary Laboratories Agency discuss some epidemiological features of the novel H1N1 influenza virus that is currently causing concern among health authorities worldwide.

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