Risk of Getting Flu From Your Dog Could Be Rising

Risk of Getting Flu From Your Dog Could Be Rising

The risk of contracting the influenza virus from your dog could be rising, according to a new study published in mBio.

According to scientists, the virus can now jump from pigs to dogs and flu strains are increasingly becoming more diverse in canines. Researchers say those findings mixed with high human contact rates, “ requires enhanced surveillance and ongoing evaluation of emerging pandemic threats.” So, while viruses haven’t been able to jump from dogs to humans yet, it is a growing concern.

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