Another virus called Flu virus, capable of becoming a pandemic, discovered by scientists in China
View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Scientists have recently discovered another new strain of flu virus, just like the novel Coronavirus virus, having the capacity of becoming a pandemic, in China. Remember that the novel Coronavirus, started also in China.
It was found out that, the virus recently started and is carried by pigs, but has the potential of infecting humans, they added.
They are bothered that just like the Coronavirus, it could mutate further, to the extent of spreading from one person to another, thereby triggering Worldwide pandemic.
According to them, the virus has the ability of becoming highly adaptive to infect humans, therefore, it requires proper monitoring.
As Coronavirus is new, so also this virus is new, making it difficult for people to have immunity to the virus.
According to them, though the new virus is not an immediate problem, we should not overlook it.
In the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, they wrote, preventive measures to contain the virus in pigs, and closely monitor working populations, should be immediately implemented.
Recall that the novel Coronavirus started in China, before it spread to different countries in the World.
Initially it was looked down on, even with Donald Trump, calling it Chinese virus. It has gone ahead to infect millions in the globe, killing thousands.
Scientists are currently battling for a possible treatment to the disease, with countries being locked down.