The UK media’s ‘Aussie flu’ fears have gone viral – but can a global source be identified?

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the Guardian—There is no easy way to prove the viruses in Britain originated in Australia without detailed genetic sequencing Britain’s media have made much of the “Aussie flu” sweeping across the northern hemisphere but is there evidence the land down under is to blame? There are a few things we know. Flu viruses circulate all year around, all over the world, and they are constantly evolving through mutation. This means even viruses of the same subtype can be slightly different, and so vaccines against the...

Just TWO areas of the UK are free from Aussie flu. Only Dorchester and the City of London have reported zero cases, according to the website Flusurvey.org.uk. Untouched regions have reported cases of the dangerous H3N2 strain.