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Fri June 22, 2012
Journal Publishes Recipe For Bird Flu Pandemic
Originally published on Fri June 22, 2012 6:46 am
A scientific journal has finally published the details of how to make mutant forms of bird flu. These viruses were created last year by a lab that's trying to stay ahead of a possible flu pandemic, so that the world can get ready. But the work is highly controversial. The government is grappling with how to manage the risks of this kind of research without blocking scientific progress.