Langreth, Robert
October 2007
Forbes Asia;10/1/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 16, p28
The article offers information about a study conducted by biostatistician Ira Longini regarding the ability of avian flu to spread between humans. A computer simulation devised by Longini confirmed that the H5N1 virus has spread from human to human. It calculated the possibility that an outbreak pattern, which was seen in the May 2006 outbreak, could happen without human transmission. He concluded in his study that there was probably a transmission from human to human.


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