Saturday, April 22, 2006

Science Saturday II: Avian Flu

The startling spread of avian flu across much of the globe has stirred fears of a human pandemic.

Now comes Science magazine, which in a special report lays out what is known about the bird flu, including its spread through an unseen migratory bird network. The report notes that humans and other mammals can be infected, but only with some difficulty.

Not exactly reasurring, eh?

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