posted on Oct, 15 2005 @ 04:41 AM
News is currently breaking stating that lab tests in Britain have confirmed that the outbreak of bird Flu in Romania is in fact the deadly H5N1 strain
of the disease. Telephone confirmation from London has been received at the Romanian veterinary and animal health authority, according to spokesperson
Alina Monea, showing that the strain of the disease involved in the outbreak is H5N1. This news comes less than 24 hours after Romania's bordering
neighbour Turkey announced that the Bird Flu strain found in that country, which has so far killed 1800 birds at a migration reserve, was in fact also
LAB tests in Britain have confirmed that an outbreak of bird flu in Romania is that of the highly pathogenic H5N1 strain, Romania's state
veterinarian authority said today.
"We have received telephone confirmation from London that it is the H5N1 virus," Alina Monea, spokeswoman at Romania's veterinary and animal health
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More news as the story progresses. This is disasterous for the efforts to control the spread of the virus. It seems it has now got a firm hold on
[edit on 15-10-2005 by Mayet]