Thu, 11 May 2006

Despite Predictions, Migrating Birds Didn't Carry Deadly Flu

EU Chickens Is this the end of the bird flu scare? Who knows? But it does bode well for us poor chicken farmers in the American Midwest: if migrating birds can't carry it from Africa to Europe, it's probably a safe bet that they can't get it from Asia to the contential US, either. At least let's hope so ...

Health officials feared the disease would spread to Africa during the winter migration then return to Europe with a vengeance.

(link) [New York Times]

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