Monday, February 20, 2006

"More likely" that avian flu will reach Britain, as it is put on high alert

Britain is on a high alert over the possible spread of avian flu, as tests continue on a number of birds found dead in recent days.

Following the confirmation that a duck which died of bird flu in France was infected with the lethal H5N1 strain of the virus, the Government said it was "more likely" the disease would reach Britain.
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