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Going Viral: UK Scientist Takes on Human Metapneumovirus

You may not know the human metapneumovirus by name, but chances are that you have met somewhere before. HMPV, as it's known to virologists, is a common respiratory virus that new studies suggest is second only to influenza in the number of viral pneumonia cases it causes worldwide every year. Especially dangerous for small children, the elderly, and anyone with a compromised immune system, the virus strikes almost 100 percent of people on Earth at some point in their lives.  Read more from UKNow.

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