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Monday, August 30, 2010

‘Perth flu’ warning in Bulgaria

Via The Sofia Echo :

" An influenza strain called the Perth H3N2 virus will spread in Bulgaria in the coming cold months, according to the head of microbiology at the Bulgarian Academy of Science, Bulgarian National Television said on August 30 2010.

Earlier, media reports and health advisories said that there had been cases of the flu in various states in the United States.

According to Bulgarian Academy of Science head of microbiology Angel Galabov, the virus – named after the city in Australia – is "lighter" than Swine Flu, which will circulate for a second consecutive year. The Perth H3N2 virus will peak at the end of 2010, Galabov said."

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