Worth the look.
According to her analyses, the Ohio pig isolates are the most closely related to the new Texas and California human isolates.
If true it may help explain why Americans are not as ill as Mexicans. More here,
The deadly H1N1 influenza virus that’s fueling fears of a global pandemic is a hybrid of two common pig flu strains, scientists who have studied the disease told Wired.com Tuesday. Earlier reports called it a combination of pig, human and avian influenza strains.
via FDL I was busy this PM so that’s the best I’ve got so far.
Update: This story highlights in a big way the problem the traditional media have, since they have to really lock down the facts before they go public. I understand that, and most people that read this blog do too, but I doubt that the majority of news consumers do. But there is a sense of urgency to traditional media reporting that comes through in the reporting of stories like this that may have more to do with deadlines and first out of the box considerations than the story being reported requires or deserves. In the case of television that urgency is visually and audibly apparent without the viewer being aware of what the urgency is about, the assumption being it applies to the story, and not to the competitive nature of the business.
It also highlights the amount of reporting time spent on the death of a child from disease, as opposed to those killed and maimed by politics on a continuing basis. I cannot fathom the distinction of innocence in the two groups, so pray tell what that might be?