18 Feb '12, 8am

Bird flu still a menace in Asia and beyond

Bird flu still a menace in Asia and beyond

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Feb 14, 2012, a health worker wearing protective gear sprays disinfectant at a site of a suspected outbreak of the H5N1 bird flu virus among ducks in Nhat Tan commune, Kim Bang district, Ha Nam province in Vietnam. Recent human deaths in Asia and Egypt are a reminder that the deadly H5N1 virus is still alive and dangerous. -- PHOTO: AP HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Thought bird flu was gone? Recent human deaths in Asia and Egypt are a reminder that the H5N1 virus is still alive and dangerous, and Vietnam is grappling with a new strain that has outsmarted vaccines used to protect poultry flocks. Ten people have died in Cambodia, Indonesia, Egypt, China and Vietnam since December during the prime-time flu season when the virus typically flares in poultry. 'We are worried, and we will be very cautious,' said To Long Thanh, director of Vietnam's Centre ...

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