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October 05, 2005

U.S. hosts meeting to discuss bird flu response

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Health experts and other officials from around the world begin meeting in Washington on Thursday to discuss a coordinated response to the bird flu epidemic, the U.S. State Department said. The event is aimed at developing ways to share information and resources in case the H5N1 avian flu virus mutates and begins to cause a human pandemic, which experts believe could kill millions within months. The H5N1 avian influenza virus has killed or forced the destruction of tens

Posted by dymaxion at October 5, 2005 10:59 PM

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