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Fear of bird flu flies in from China - migratory birds carrier

nabadip - Sat, 09 Jul 2005 19:51:13 +0530
"India is among the winter destinations of migratory birds infected with the deadly avian influenza virus around a lake in China, scientists reported today.


Experts on infectious diseases believe an influenza pandemic (an epidemic affecting a vast area) is “inevitable and imminent”. During the 20th century, the world witnessed three global epidemics of influenza. The worst of them in 1918-19 killed more than 40 million people."