H5N1 in Canada?

Canada finds flu in wild birds, checking strain:

Canada has discovered a strain of H5 avian flu in wild birds and is now checking whether it is the same H5N1 killer strain which has spread to Europe, an official said on Monday.

Oy! If you wanted proof of how fast a pandemic can get out of control, look at the potential spread of the avian variety of H5N1 from Southeast Asia and Siberia, the two areas it was identified just three months ago, to today, when it is in Europe and, potentially, Canada.

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    [Source: RatcliffeBlog””Mitch’s Open Notebook] quoted: If you wanted proof of how fast a pandemic can get out of control, look at the potential spread of the avian variety of H5N1 from Southeast Asia and Siberia, the two areas it was identif…

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