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Bird Flu Could Reach U.S. As Early As Summer: “There has been $2 billion pledged by richer countries for rapid containment and eradication of flocks of birds,” said Mark Cwiek, director of health administration and health sciences professor. “When one infected bird in a flock can infest all the rest, how do you encourage people (farmers) to come forward?” “Human contagions do not exist yet, and there are so many possibilities for mutations, we have to wait to act on it,” Cwiek said. See: www.cm-life.com/news/2006/04/10/News/Bird-Flu.Could.Reach.U.s.As.Early.As.Summer-2502434.shtml .
PeriodApr 10 2006

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  • TitleCentral Michigan Life
    Media typePrint
    Date04/10/06
    DescriptionBird Flu Could Reach U.S. As Early As Summer: “There has been $2 billion pledged by richer countries for rapid containment and eradication of flocks of birds,” said Mark Cwiek, director of health administration and health sciences professor. “When one infected bird in a flock can infest all the rest, how do you encourage people (farmers) to come forward?” “Human contagions do not exist yet, and there are so many possibilities for mutations, we have to wait to act on it,” Cwiek said. See: www.cm-life.com/news/2006/04/10/News/Bird-Flu.Could.Reach.U.s.As.Early.As.Summer-2502434.shtml .
    PersonsMark Cwiek