Health Officials Keep Close Watch on Bird Flu An especially virulent strain of the bird flu has spread from Asia to Europe and Africa. Known as H5N1, the virus can infect humans as well as birds. World leaders and health officials are taking the threat of a pandemic seriously, and pressure is on to develop effective containment measures and treatments.

Vietnam, Hardest Hit by Bird Flu, Steps Up Fight

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China Reports First Human Death from Bird Flu

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China Confirms First Human Bird-Flu Cases

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Flu-Vaccine Shortages and Distribution Delays

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Roche Makes Assurances on Tamiflu Supply

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Quicker Turnaround for Flu Tests

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Examining the Federal Flu Plan

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Vietnam Takes Steps to Head Off Flu Pandemic

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New York City Tests Mass Flu Vaccination

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Government Reveals Specific Details of Flu Plan

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Details Released on U.S. Flu Pandemic Strategy

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Bush Unveils National Flu Pandemic Strategy

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Ethics of Hoarding Tamiflu to Combat Bird Flu

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