Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Israel: Bird Flu Scare Proves Unfounded

The lab at Hadassah University Medical Center found on Monday night that a 50-year-old east Jerusalem man who developed flu symptoms and who raises chickens - five of which died in the past few days - does not have the deadly avian flu strain. In making the announcement the Health Ministry said it was waiting for confirmation from the infections diseases lab at Sheba Medical Center, but expected that the results would be the same. Read More ....

Source: The Jerusalem Post
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