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January 04, 2006

St. Jude's doctor questions China's vaccine

China is most likely using substandard poultry vaccine or not enough good vaccine, which would explain recent outbreaks of the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus in poultry, a prominent virologist said on Thursday. [...] If you use a good vaccine you can prevent the transmission within poultry and to humans. But if they have been using vaccines now (in China) for several years, why is there so much bird flu? Webster told Reuters in Hong Kong. There is bad vaccine that stops the disease

Posted by dymaxion at January 4, 2006 10:01 AM

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