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CDC warns on new deadly virus previously unseen in humans

United States CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) warned state and local health officials on Thursday, March 7, 2013 about potential infections from a deadly virus previously unseen in humans that has by now sickened 14 people and killed 8.In its

March 08, 2013

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Mutated flu virus is killing New England harbor seals

In the fall of 2011, 162 young harbor seals were discovered stranded or dead on New England beaches. It was officially declared and classified as UME (Unusual Mortality Event) by federal government. H3N8 seal virus is likely to have caused the 2011 mortality event in

August 08, 2012