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Avian influenza infects horses in Asia but lacks ability to spread
2/11/2019

Horses in Mongolia have been infected with avian influenza viruses, but outbreaks are self-contained because the viruses do not mutate in a way that enables them to spread readily among horses, researchers reported in PLOS Pathogens. Surveillance efforts should monitor for the presence of equine-adaptive mutations in avian viruses, the researchers say.

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