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January 26, 2006

Wild bird flu blame 'too hasty'Forest Conservation Newsfeed

BBC: Governments across Europe are being too hasty in blaming the spread of avian flu on wild birds, says the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. Many scientists say there is evidence wild birds are spreading the highly dangerous H5N1 strain of the virus. But the RSPB says the trade in birds and the movement of poultry products is a more likely cause. The charity said there are no migration routes that would take birds from China to Turkey at this time of year. ...

Posted by dymaxion at January 26, 2006 11:46 AM

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