Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Bird flu spreading again in Asia

Reuters reported an Indonesian hospital was on Monday overwhelmed with patients suffering bird flu symptoms while the virus spread further among flocks in Vietnam and flared anew in Thailand.

A recent spurt of human infections with the H5N1 bird flu virus, which re-emerged in Asia in late 2003, has alarmed health officials. Four Indonesians have died this year after a six-week lull in cases, taking the number of people killed by bird flu in the country to 61, the highest in the world.


Msnbc (2006). Bird flu spreading again in Asia (Electronic version). Retrieved January 16, 2006 http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/16635479/

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