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UA Study on Flu Evolution May Change Textbooks, History Books

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A new study published in the journal Nature provides the most comprehensive analysis to date of the evolutionary relationships of influenza virus across different host species over time. In addition to dissecting how the virus evolves at different rates in different host species, the study challenges several tenets of conventional wisdom, for example the notion that the virus moves largely unidirectionally from wild birds to domestic. It also helps resolve the origin of the virus that caused the unprecedentedly severe influenza pandemic of 1918.

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