Pandemic prevention schemes threaten diversity, experts warn

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Fear of a bird flu pandemic is threatening the survival of many rare avian species—and could ultimately put people in developing countries at greater risk of disease, experts say. The deadly H5N1 bird flu virus has struck at least 84% of known avian species. In a bid to forestall human infections, governments have ordered culls of millions of both healthy… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nm0606-598a

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