Friday, June 9, 2006

Bird Flu Blues: Wild Birds Contribute but Commercial Poultry Trade is Main Culprit

Link: Wild Birds Only Partly to Blame in Spreading H5N1

Science reports that the Rome FAO meeting of experts studying the H5N1 avian influenza epidemic reached a consensus: Wild birds play a role in the virus's huge geographic jumps, but the main means of transmission is the commercial poultry trade.

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