Study: Dogs could be influenza mixing vessels

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Study: Dogs could be influenza mixing vessels

Postby spinster » Wed Jul 16, 2014 11:06 am

Study: Dogs could be influenza mixing vessels
Posted July 16, 2014

​Findings from a new study imply that dogs could act as mixing vessels in which novel influenza viruses with pandemic potential could emerge.

The study, “Infection and pathogenesis of canine, equine and human influenza viruses in canine tracheas,” appeared online ahead of the August print edition of the Journal of Virology...

Read more: https://www.avma.org/News/JAVMANews/Pages/140801g.aspx
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Re: Study: Dogs could be influenza mixing vessels

Postby Margaret » Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:22 pm

Don't you find it odd how it is always some other animal than people?
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