New Swine Flu Found in China Has Pandemic Potential
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Researchers in China have discovered a new type of swine flu that is capable of triggering a pandemic, according to a study published Monday in the U.S. science journal PNAS. 

Named G4, it is genetically descended from the H1N1 strain that caused a pandemic in 2009. 

It possesses "all the essential hallmarks of being highly adapted to infect humans," say the authors, scientists at Chinese universities and China's Center for Disease Control and Prevention.  

From 2011 to 2018, researchers took...

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