Friday, January 13, 2006

Britain: Bird Flu Preparations

BBC News has a comprehensive article on what the UK is doing to protect it's population and an explanation of some of the prevention methods which would be implemented, including -- stopping bird flu coming from abroad, detecting bird flu in wild birds and sheilding domestic birds. The impacts on the UK population has also been detailed in terms of health services, business and daily life while the other doubts and/or questions that have been explored are the mesaures that would be used to cope with a pandemic, the question of farmers being compensated if British poultry are infected and how vulnerable is the UK to the avian influenza.
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