Posted on March 9, 2006 Comments (2)
Photo of the Bird Flu virus, courtesy of 3DScience.com.
Avian Flu (site broke link so I removed it), World Health Organization Meeting to Discuss Avian Flu Pandemic as Bird Flu Continues to Spread Through Europe
Top influenza official Margaret Chan said the outbreak in poultry is historically unprecedented. She said the deadly virus presents a greater challenge to the world than any other emerging infectious disease.
The meeting was called to plan a response in case the bird flu virus mutates into a widespread human flu virus.