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This Week in Science

In Science this week, the journal publishes a letter — released jointly with one in Nature — in which numerous researchers from different institutes outline plans for gain-of-function research on avian influenza viruses. The letter’s authors highlight the risks posed by the viruses and stress the need for additional research such as gain-of-function experiments to better understand issues of immunogenicity, adaptation, drug resistance, transmission, and pathogenicity.

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