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Fourth bird flu death in a week in Egypt

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posted on Jan, 1 2008 @ 08:58 PM
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Fourth bird flu death in a week in Egypt


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Egypt's health ministry said another woman has died from the H5N1 strain of bird flu, the fourth such death in a week,
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posted on Jan, 1 2008 @ 08:58 PM
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4 people in one week seems a bit strange..also, in bangladesh, a govt farm ordered the culling of almost 20,000 chickens because bird flu was found there.......had it changed even more or gotten stronger? im not sure.... hmm.. what do you guys think?

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posted on Jan, 1 2008 @ 09:05 PM
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From the Yahoo article :

Egypt's location on major bird migration routes and the widespread practice of keeping domestic fowl near living quarters have led to it being the hardest-hit country outside Asia.

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That says alot. The #1 concern is if this, or any other disease with a high mortality rate of healthy people between 8-50, becomes airborne. If it is still through such a close contact, then we are safe. These people have been around others and it has not spread human to human. Until the time where it is spread like the regular flu between humans, the contraction method is if you sleep with your chickens, turkeys, ducks and other waterfowl.



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