Jan 21, 2006

Blame It On Those Wild & Crazy Birds

Much has been written in recent months about the role of wild birds in spreading the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) H5N1 virus. But there is a distinct lack of evidence to support these assertions.

"The case against wild birds looks flimsy indeed. Few would disagree that better biosecurity is the key to halting the disease's spread." —Dr Richard Thomas, BirdLife International
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