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Submission + - New Bird Flu Strain Remains Powerful After Becoming Drug Resistant (ibtimes.com)

minty3 writes: A new strain of the bird flu has been identified by researchers that remains powerful after becoming resistant to antiviral drugs.

The findings, published in Nature Communications, reveals how an avian strain of influenza A has emerged that can develop a resistance to antiviral medications. Labeled as H7N9, the mutation that originated in China, has no vaccine to protect patients from the potentially deadly virus.

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New Bird Flu Strain Remains Powerful After Becoming Drug Resistant

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