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
Disease

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

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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