The CPS reported a high risk of new pandemic swine flu

a New strain of swine flu virus, which was discovered in China, has a high potential for the development of new pandemic to prevent the emergence of a new virus, it is necessary to track its circulation.

according to RIA news, that the public has informed the leading expert of the Center for molecular diagnostics CMD TSNII of epidemiology of Rospotrebnadzor Mikhail Lebedev.

Expert warned that the new G4 EA H1N1 virus is extremely contagious and can cause more severe symptoms than other flu viruses, penetrating into the body by airborne droplets.

According to Lebedev, to prevent new epidemics it is necessary to examine the employees of the pig farms and to monitor circulation of the virus among animals.

Lebedev said that examinations of workers of pig farms showed that 10.4% of the available antibodies. Antibodies are not found in those who had no contact with pigs.

He also noted that laboratory conditions have not yet been observed transmission of the virus from person to person.