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Vietnam Works to Prevent Bird Flu Spread

Officials in Vietnam say they are hopeful preventative measures taken so far will be enough to contain an outbreak of bird flu. The virus has killed 13 people there in the past month, and health officials worry about what might happen if the virus develops the ability to pass readily from human to human.



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