The chances of another pandemic are small, but getting a little bigger every day

The bird flu virus has jumped to mammals, and that is worrisome. Will there be a variant infectious to humans and will we soon have a new pandemic?

Not a foregone conclusion, says virologist Thijs Kuiken, the bird flu expert. But the chance is growing. Vaccinating animals certainly helps. Still, the only sustainable solution is: far fewer poultry.

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Prof. Thijs Kuiken is Professor of Comparative Pathology. Department; Viroscience; Focus area; Comparative pathology and Pathogenesis.

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Source: De Correspondent

Date: february 14, 2023