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October 24, 2005

Deadly Bird Flu now in the UK

It s official, the deadly H5N1 strain bird flu that has plaqued parts of asia and some EU countries (Turkey, Romania, Russia) has now been found in the UK. The British government said Sunday that a strain of bird flu that killed a parrot in quarantine is the deadly H5N1 strain that has plagued Asia and recently spread to Europe and Turkey. Scientists determined that the parrot, imported from South America, died of the strain of avian flu that has devastated poultry stocks and killed 61

Posted by dymaxion at October 24, 2005 07:14 AM

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