2009 swine flu pandemic originated in Mexico, researchers discover

Posted by on June 27, 2016 8:09 pm
Categories: Science

The 2009 swine H1N1 flu pandemic — responsible for more than 17,000 deaths worldwide — originated in pigs from a very small region in central Mexico, a research team is reporting.The scientists say their findings represent the first time that the origin of an influenza pandemic virus has been determined in such detail.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *