Daily Archives: March 2, 2010

Ferreting out pandemic H1N1 pathogenicity; Building a better mousetrap and H5N1 virus. 1

Thus far, H1N1 has exhibited moderate pathogenicity while proving efficient at transmission and replication. H5N1 by contrast is highly pathogenic, but has not evidenced capacity for sustained human-to-human transmission. This has been the human experience. It stands to reason, we would expect to see similar results when H1N1 is tested (in vivo) in other mammals. […]