FLUPOCALYPSE: Because You Don’t Want To Miss A Single Cough

November 21st, 2005 | researchmaterial

Two more people have died from the H5N1 strain of bird flu in Indonesia, raising the number of deaths there to seven…

The H5N1 virus has killed more than 60 people in South East Asia since the latest outbreak began in 2003.

On Tuesday, China confirmed its first human death from the H5N1 virus.

Bird flu could readily mutate into a pandemic form if it infects people with Aids, a flu expert has warned.

Dr Robert Webster said it was possible people with Aids, who have depressed immune systems, could harbour the deadly H5N1 strain of bird flu. This would potentially give it the opportunity to become better adapted – and more dangerous – to humans…


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