FAQ: Other Influenza Viruses
Swine Flu/Variant Flu
- What is swine flu?
- How does swine flu spread among pigs?
- What is a variant influenza virus?
- What is H3N2v?
- How can a person catch a flu virus from a pig?
- How do people get infected with bird flu viruses?
- What is H7N9?
- Why does CDC conduct research on bird flu viruses?
- What is “dual use research of concern (DURC)”?
- What is “gain of function (GOF)” bird flu research?
Other Flu Viruses
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