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Influenza A H5N1 has killed millions of birds and raises serious public health concern because of its potential to spread to humans and cause a global pandemic. While the

Background
Influenza A H5N1 has killed millions of birds and raises serious public health concern because of its potential to spread to humans and cause a global pandemic. While the early focus was in Asia, recent evidence suggests that Egypt is a new epicenter for the disease. This includes characterization of a variant clade 2.2.1.1, which has been found almost exclusively in Egypt.

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    • 2013-12-10
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    • Digital object identifier: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-871
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    Scotch, M., Mei, C., Makonnen, Y. J., Pinto, J., Ali, A., Vegso, S., . . . Rabinowitz, P. (2013). Phylogeography of influenza A H5N1 clade 2.2.1.1 in Egypt. BMC Genomics, 14(1), 871. doi:10.1186/1471-2164-14-871

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