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December 08, 2005

Henry Niman, worrying

Thus, of the 13 confirmed and 5 excluded [recent Indonesian] cases, 13 or over 72% of these cases were in familial clusters.

In contrast, only about 1/3 of the cases in southeast Asia were from familial clusters through the spring of this year.  This dramatic increase in cases from clusters shows that H5N1 is being more efficiently transmitted and this efficiency can also be seen in recent cases from China, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Here is the longer discussion.

Posted by dymaxion at December 8, 2005 10:46 PM

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