10/01/2005

BBC - H5N1 BIRD FLU VIRUS

"H5N1 BIRD FLU VIRUS
Principally an avian disease, first seen in humans in Hong Kong, 1997
Almost all human cases thought to be contracted from birds
Isolated cases of human-to-human transmission in Hong Kong and Vietnam, but none confirmed

BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | Bird flu 'could kill 150m people'

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