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.

Fast-Moving Avian Flu Reaches France

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Bird Flu Forces London's Beloved Ravens Indoors

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WHO's Flu-Pandemic Plan Draws Criticism

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A Hunt for Life-Saving Lessons from a Grim Past

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Egypt Moves Quickly to Control Bird Flu

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What's Behind Bird Flu: The Chicken or the Duck?

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Nigeria Case Indicates Migrating Birds Spreading Flu

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Health Officials Consider Strategy for Possible Bird Flu Pandemic

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Avian Flu Confirmed in Nigerian Birds

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The Next Pandemic: Bird Flu, or Fear?

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Avian Flu Confirmed in Northern Iraq

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Fourth Bird Flu Death Reported in Turkey

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Ankara Steps Up Efforts to Control Avian Flu

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Staving Off Panic in a Flu Pandemic

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