Dog flu in Chicago likely originated in Asia, scientists say

April 14, 2015 1:06 PM

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Dog flu in Chicago likely originated in Asia, scientists say

The flu strain that has infected at least one thousand dogs in Chicago likely stems from a canine that traveled from Asia to the United States, MyFoxChicago.com reported.

“The H3N2 was brought here almost for certain by a dog from Asia, or that had visited Asia and came over here while they were infective, which is a very short window,” Dr. David Gonsky, of West Loop Veterinary Care in Chicago, told MyFoxChicago.com.

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