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World Crisis scenarios for the 21st century – Bird Flu (H5N1) and other pandemic Virus concerns (update 1)

Posted by Adrian on August 23, 2007

World Crisis scenarios for the 21st century – Bird Flu (H5N1) and other pandemic Virus concerns (update 1)

New bird flu death (H5N1) in Indonesia (Bali)
“Ayu Srinadi, 28, a chicken seller from Tabanan, died yesterday in Sanglah Hospital, Denpasar, a 29-year-old woman, from Jembrana died on August 12.”

The Age – New Bali bird flu death

WHO warns of global epidemic risk

“Since the 1970s, 39 new diseases have developed, and in the last five years alone, the WHO has identified more than 1,100 epidemics including cholera, polio and bird flu. ‘It would be extremely naive and complacent to assume that there will not be another disease like Aids, another Ebola, or another Sars, sooner or later,’ the report says. “

BBC News –

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