Australia and Singapore will lead an international exercise in June to test preparedness for a possible avian flu pandemic, heard the APEC ministerial conference in Vietnam’s central Da Nang city Thursday. The exercise will test how authorities react to possible human-to-human spread of the deadly H5N1 strain of avian flu, international arrangements for emergency management and especially communications. A vet taking blood samples from a chicken at ‘chicken police’ to check a possible outbreak of flu (more…)
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