Risk of Bird Flu Pandemic Growing


 
 

Stephanie Nebehay | | Tuesday, May 6, 2008


The risk of a human influenza pandemic remains real and is probably growing as the bird flu virus becomes entrenched in poultry in more countries, health officials warned on Tuesday.

Some 150 experts are attending a meeting hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO) to update its guidance to countries on how to boost their defenses against a deadly global epidemic.

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