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New pig virus may be potential threat to humans

Only known infection in people as of now is in the laboratory using cultured cells.

A recently identified pig virus can readily find its way into laboratory-cultured cells from human as well as from other species -- a discovery that raises concerns about the potential for outbreaks that threaten human and animal health, according to an announcement from The Ohio State University.

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