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WHO Investigates Possible Human-To-Human Bird Flu Infection In Pakistan (Taiwan)

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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World Health Organization authorities are investigating the possibility the bird flu virus H5N1 has been passed from one human to another in Pakistan. Four brothers, two of whom died, two of their cousins and three others in a small town in Pakistan were infected with the disease, which until now has been transmitted only from animals such as poultry to humans. A human-to-human form is feared for its ability to develop quickly into a global pandemic. The WHO sent a team of experts to the country to investigate the infections after it was learned one of the brothers had not worked on the farm considered the source. (Click here for more )
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