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    Advanced Reading: Avian Flu in Humans

    There’s evidence of bird flu infection in humans since 1997. Click here for the CDC article.

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    Advanced Reading: How Influenza Pandemics Occur

    In this article, you’ll read more about virus genetics and how epidemics occur. Click here to get to the CDC web site.

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    Advanced Reading: Flu and Flu Vaccine

    Learn how viruses mutate and what that means for flu shots. This link takes you to an article on the CDC web site.

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    Reviewed by Roy Benaroch, MD on July 09, 2014

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