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November 29, 2005

Briefing: Study eases one bird flu worryNews: Nation/World -- TwinCities.com

WASHINGTON — Vaccines can keep chickens from dying of bird flu, but can immunized birds still silently spread infection? It's an important question, as China and Vietnam vaccinate millions of chickens in an effort to stamp out a worrisome strain of bird flu called H5N1. Scientists in the Netherlands put the question to a test — using vaccines against a different strain — and concluded that vaccinating poultry can block viral spread between birds. "Vaccination...

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