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February 06, 2006

second iraqi kurd bird flu death - world breaking news - breaking news 24/7 - news.com.au

THE uncle of an Iraqi Kurdish teenager who died of bird flu has also died of the deadly H5N1 strain, according to laboratory tests in Cairo, a source in the Kurdish health ministry said. Mohammed Sur Abdallah died on January 26, a little over a week after the death of his niece, and his samples were sent for testing to the World Health Organisation (WHO) facility in Cairo. The samples will now be sent for further testing to London, but an official with the Kurdish health department said

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