H5N1: Flu transmission work is urgentThis discussion ought to be occurring in the cities where the research is occurring. The people in labs' neighboring offices, their families, and the lab workers' friends and families are likely to be the first victims if the viruses are inadvertently or intentionally carried out of the lab.
Yoshihiro Kawaoka. Nature (Published online
25 January 2012.)
Yoshihiro Kawaoka explains [claims] that research on transmissible avian flu viruses needs to continue if pandemics are to be prevented.