Influenza is identified in dead New England seals

Scientists found that H3N8, a type A influenza virus, caused five of the 162 seal deaths that have occurred off the New England coast since September, likely by making the seals susceptible to bacterial pneumonia. Although rare, transmission of H3N8 to humans from animals has occurred, and officials are cautioning people to keep themselves and their pets away from sick or dead seals.

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