'Bird Flu' could mutate'...

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    • Virus could change into a form able to spread between humans rapidly.
      • Virus is dealy to humans but can only be transmitted by close contact with infected birds.
        • 332 people have died of the illness since 2003
    • five genetic changes that could allow the virus to start a deadly pandemic.
    • responsible for deaths of tens of millions of birds and has led to more bein slaughtered to help stop it spread
    • Health officials are concerened that the H5N1 virus could one day mutate into a form that could bspraed between humans, through coughs and sneezes.


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