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A Re-Engineered Chicken and the War On Bird Flu

Got a fever, headache, sore throat and all the other lovely symptoms of influenza? You can blame it on the birds. The main reservoir for influenza viruses is...

The Deadly Side Effects of Avian Flu

International donors at a conference in Beijing last month pledged $1.9 billion for global efforts to control bird flu. The latest news on the spread of the...

Can We Fend Off Bird Flu?

A study being published in Thursday’s New England Journal of Medicine provides disappointing news on the avian flu front. The good news is that the study of 451...

Health: Is Bird Flu Overhyped?

Anxiety about avian flu is spreading far faster than the disease. Watch enough reports on television about the outbreaks in Turkey, and you could worry yourself...

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Coming Home to Roost

In Indonesia, chickens aren't just food: they're an integral part of everyday life. But that symbiosis is complicating efforts to control the nation's outbreaks...

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