Thursday, March 09, 2006

Six Months Until Bird Flu Hits U.S.? - CBS News

Six Months Until Bird Flu Hits U.S.? - CBS News:
(CBS/AP) The virulent H5N1 strain of bird flu could reach the Americas in six to 12 months or even sooner as infected wild birds migrate toward the Arctic and Alaska, the U.N. bird flu chief said.

Migratory patterns will probably take birds carrying the virus from West Africa to the Arctic and Alaska this spring, Dr. David Nabarro said Wednesday. Some infected birds will then likely move south in the fall on a migratory route to the Americas.
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