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More Bird Flu Deaths Reported in Asia

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More Bird Flu Deaths Reported in Asia

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More Bird Flu Deaths Reported in Asia

More Bird Flu Deaths Reported in Asia

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Two more deaths attributed to the bird flu have been reported in Asia — one in Vietnam, the other in Thailand. Though 10 Asian nations have confirmed the virus in poultry, Vietnam and Thailand are the only countries where humans have been infected. The World Health Organization is raising concerns about possible human-to-human transmission of the disease. NPR's Michael Sullivan reports.

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