Saturday, October 27, 2007

"Dangerous" Human Transmissible Bird Flu Found In North Vietnam

Hundreds of ducks have been found dead in Central Vietnam, as confirmation arrives of a mutated form of the bird flu virus in the north of the country.

From Than Nien Daily :
The virus is transmissible from birds to humans.

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat asked relevant agencies to strictly control the trading and transportation of poultry and poultry products across borders and in local markets to prevent the spread of this dangerous strain of the H5N1 bird flu virus.

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