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Highly Pathogenic Bird Flu Outbreak In China Kills 9,830 Ducks In 9 Days

Posted by Author on September 16, 2007

Highly pathogenic H5N1 virus break out in southeast China city Guangzhou- 9,830 ducks killed by the virus in the district of Panyu between September 5 and 13, 33,000 ducks culled by authorities to contain the outbreak. Reported by Reuters and AFP.

The virus can be transmitted to humans. Scientists fear the bird flu virus could mutate into a form that could pass easily from person to person, sparking a global pandemic.

One Response to “Highly Pathogenic Bird Flu Outbreak In China Kills 9,830 Ducks In 9 Days”

  1. The soil in that part of China is deprived of selenium which contribute to the outbreak.

    Mutation of virusses toward more deadly forms always occur in countries where the soils and the inhabitants as well as the animal-carriers are selenium deficient.

    See the BLOG of November 01, 2005 at ttp://longin.blogspot.com/2005/11/bush-unveils-super-flu-strategy.html

    Regards
    Doc Ed.

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