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Administration to Release Strategy on Bird Flu

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Administration to Release Strategy on Bird Flu

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Administration to Release Strategy on Bird Flu

Administration to Release Strategy on Bird Flu

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A gaggle of geese at a poultry farm in Hamm, Germany, Oct. 20. Germany has decided to confine all live poultry birds to their pens across the country. Reuters hide caption

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Avian flu has killed about 60 people in Southeast Asia, sparking fears that the disease could appear in the United States.

Secretary of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt has just returned from consulting with experts in Southeast Asia and talks about the administration's soon-to-be released plan to deal with a possible outbreak of bird flu.

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