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Swine flu: UK reports its first human case of A(H1N2)v strain

BMJ 2023; 383 doi: (Published 28 November 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;383:p2819
  1. Elisabeth Mahase
  1. The BMJ

The UK has detected its first human case of a new strain of influenza, A(H1N2)v, in a person who experienced mild respiratory illness but has now recovered, the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has reported.

The agency said that, based on early information, the infection detected is a distinct clade (1b.1.1)—different from other human cases of influenza …

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