In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Firstly, it is ‘a bird flu virus poorly adapted to humans for whom it is not very infectious’.
- If the tests are successful, it would be the first vaccine in the world to treat human cases of bird flu.
- The fear is that human and bird flu virus could mix in pigs and form a strain more easily transmittable to humans.
- Our recent outbreak of bird flu has devastated the poultry industry of a number of countries.
- China has not confirmed any cases in people and bird flu remains hard for humans to catch.
- The country accounts for more than two-thirds of total human fatalities from bird flu.
- Right now there is a huge concern about bird flu crossing into the human population.
- Most of the human deaths from bird flu have been linked to contact with sick birds.
- Most of the human victims of bird flu appear to have contracted the disease through close contact with chickens.
- Supply is not keeping up with demand for the antiviral drug that may lessen the bird flu in humans.
- An effective vaccine cannot be manufactured yet because a mutant strain of bird flu passing between humans has not been seen.
- Symptoms of bird flu are similar to human flu and it cannot be detected without lab tests.
- Their study is the first to suggest that bird flu can be transmitted to humans from wild birds.
- More than 100 people have died from bird flu worldwide but the virus has so far not been spread from person to person.
- Dozens of tigers died recently from bird flu after contracting the virus from raw chickens they were fed.
- There are no current reports of bird flu in animals or humans in Australia.
- An outbreak of bird flu in poultry in Vietnam has killed at least six people.
- So far, no cases of humans being infected with bird flu have been registered.
- The recent reports of bird flu among humans in both Asia and Europe have thrown the world into a panic.
- When a pig contracts bird flu, the flu virus can mutate to attach to the human-like pig receptors.
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