The virus has already passed from animals to humans, but there is no evidence yet that it can be passed from human to human. Photo: AP The virus has already passed from animals to humans, but there is no evidence yet that it can be passed from human to human. Photo: AP
The virus has already passed from animals to humans, but there is no evidence yet that it can be passed from human to human. Photo: AP

New swine flu found in China has pandemic potential, researchers say

  • Named G4, virus is genetically descended from H1N1 strain behind 2009 outbreak
  • Tests show 10.4 per cent of swine workers and up to 4.4 per cent of general population may have been exposed

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The virus has already passed from animals to humans, but there is no evidence yet that it can be passed from human to human. Photo: AP The virus has already passed from animals to humans, but there is no evidence yet that it can be passed from human to human. Photo: AP
The virus has already passed from animals to humans, but there is no evidence yet that it can be passed from human to human. Photo: AP
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