FLUPOCALYPSE: The Ukrainian Squawk/Flap/Cough/Thump

December 4th, 2005 | researchmaterial

Ukraine has declared a state of emergency in the Crimea peninsula as it seeks to halt the country’s first outbreak of bird flu.

Five villages have been placed under quarantine and all poultry in the affected regions will be slaughtered. Health experts investigating the death of 1,600 domestic birds in the area earlier confirmed the presence of a strain of the H5 virus…


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