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Researchers Eye New Drug in Bird Flu Fight

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Researchers Eye New Drug in Bird Flu Fight

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Researchers Eye New Drug in Bird Flu Fight

Researchers Eye New Drug in Bird Flu Fight

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Concerns continue over a human flu pandemic arising from the bird flu epidemic now under way in Southeast Asia. One of the most provocative new ideas in how to fight a pandemic is to stop a pandemic in its tracks by using a relatively new antiviral drug. Richard Knox reports.