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Bird Flu Nears Europe

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(2)The deadly strain of bird flu that has killed 60 people in south-east Asia has been discovered on the doorstep of Europe. Results from tests on dead birds from Romania are forthcoming, but British scientists have identified the H5N1 strain in birds from a poultry farm in Turkey. Health experts worry the virus will mutate into a form that can be transmitted between humans, possibly killing millions of people worldwide. Read more at independent.co.uk(1).

1. http://news.independent.co.uk/world/science_technology/article319538.ece
2. http://news.independent.co.uk/world/science_technology/article319538.ece


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