Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Bird flu

As if the current flu epidemic isn't bad enough, the H5N1 bird flu is
still out there, still mutating, still killing people.
The deadly bird flu is spreading in Korea and China (site of this
year's Olympic Games) and most scientists are taking it very
The PM of Great Britain and his science advisors sees the H5N1 threat
as inevitably spreading and potentially more dangerous than the
Black death of the middle ages - certainly a much bigger threat than terrorism.
Nothing to panic about (yet) but definately something to make plans for.



The trouble with learning things the hard way is that sometimes you
only get the one fatal lesson. - jm

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