Bird Flu
bird flu
Page last updated at 16:52 GMT, Thursday, 20 November 2008
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See the location of bird and human cases of the H5N1 virus - and watch the spread of the disease over time.


KEY STORIES

FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS

USEFUL INFORMATION

Advice for Britons travelling to countries affected by bird flu is published.

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
 
BACKGROUND AND FEATURES

Scientists say why the impact of bird flu on humans has been limited so far.


BIRD FLU FEARS
Current threat: Bird flu does not pose a large-scale threat to humans as it cannot pass easily from one person to another

Future threat: However experts fear the virus could mutate at some point in the future and trigger a lethal human flu pandemic

Defra helpline: 08459 335577

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FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS

IMPACT
FIGHTING THE VIRUS

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