Saturday, January 14, 2006

Finland: BirdLife Says Migratory Birds Highly Unlikely to Bring H5N1

BirdLife Finland said in a statement Friday that the spring migration was "extremely unlikely" to introduce the deadly H5N1 strain of avian influenza into Finland. BirdLife points out that no link between migratory birds and the spread of H5N1 has been identified. Bird flu did not spread to Africa and India with the hundreds of millions of birds that migrated there in the autumn, the statement added. Read More ....

Source: NewsRoom Finland
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