NPR has a great story today on H7N9. Click on the link below to listen to the program.
Underscoring the urgency that public health agencies feel about the emergence of a new kind of bird flu, the team is headed by Dr. , the World Health Organization’s top influenza scientist.
“The biggest question is just what’s going to happen,” he told Shots. “We’ve had a lot of experience in the last decade with new animal influenza viruses. But … we haven’t seen this combination before. So I think right now, anything is possible.”
“Anything” encompasses a wide range of possibilities.