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Bird flu: Your questions answered

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Bird Flu: Your Questions Answered was broadcast on BBC One on November 13 2005.

Your questions answered

The Panorama team has been on the road over the last two weeks giving people across the country the chance to ask the experts about Bird Flu and the threat it poses to human health.

Panorama has helped many of those who emailed and texted their questions in, following "Bird Flu - Facing the pandemic", to put their questions to experts and get answers to many of the most common concerns. Sir Liam Donaldson, Chief Medical Officer for the United Kingdom, answers questions about how prepared the UK is and the government's strategy for coping with a pandemic.

Debby Reynolds, Chief Vet for DEFRA, responds to concerns from those in the poultry and egg industry and provides advice for those who keep birds.

Professor Hugh Pennington, an expert on food safety, responds to common concerns such as whether or not it will be safe to eat poultry and egg products.

Dr David Nabarro, of the United Nations World Health Organisation, has answered questions about how prepared we are to face a global pandemic and how governments will work together to combat its effects.

Others contributing include: Jonathan Van Tam from the Health Protection Agency; Dr Luke Hassel, chair of the European Vaccine Group; and Dr Alan Hay of the Medical Research Council.

Production team:
Reporter: Jane Corbin
Producer: Angeli Mehta
Assistant Producers: Fiona Blair, Katy Stead
Deputy Editors: Andrew Bell, Frank Simmonds
Editor: Mike Robinson

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