Africa is ill equipped to fight a bird flu epidemicBMJ 2006; 332 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.332.7538.380-b (Published 16 February 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:380
- Peter Moszynski
The emergence of the H5N1 strain of avian influenza in several countries in Europe and Africa last week has led the World Health Organization to issue a warning. It said: “H5N1 is spreading rapidly across the world. All countries must take measures to protect human health against avian flu, and prepare for a pandemic.”
H5N1 has now been identified in migratory swans in Italy, Greece, and Slovenia, but it is the arrival of the virus in …
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