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Bird flu may be spread indirectly, WHO says

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posted on Jan, 17 2008 @ 01:31 PM
This is interesting.
It would seem that the bird flu is rearing its ugly head in the news again.

YahooNews)-WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The H5N1 bird flu virus may sometimes stick to surfaces or get kicked up in fertilizer dust to infect people, according to a World Health Organization report published on Wednesday.
The WHO team reviewed all known human cases of avian influenza, which has infected 350 people in 14 countries and killed 217 of them since 2003, and found that 25 percent of cases have no explanation.

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