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February 20, 2006

Bird flu-hit Europe awaits African spring migration

... The spread of bird flu across Europe, thought to be caused by waterfowl from the Black Sea, risks increasing when birds soon start migrating north from Africa, experts said on Monday. The H5N1 strain of the virus has now been found in France, Germany, Italy and Greece, mostly either in wild swans or, as in France, a species of wild duck. ...
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Posted by dymaxion at February 20, 2006 04:16 PM

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