Monday, June 26, 2006

Another Threat Takes A Step Closer

Human-to-Human Infection by Bird Flu Virus Is Confirmed - New York Times:
"ROME, June 23 — An Indonesian who died after catching the A(H5N1) bird flu virus from his 10-year-old son represents the first confirmed case of human-to-human transmission of the disease, a World Health Organization investigation of an unusual family cluster has concluded, the agency said Friday."

It's not the pandemic type, yet, but it's not going away either.
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