H5N1 outbreak in Hong Kong.

Richard L lm11 at gpv.ualberta.ca
Fri Jan 2 19:45:31 EST 1998


: > I was wondering whether you all out there know that an deadly flu has
: > infected 6 persons this year and killed 3.
: > 
: > The virus appears to be spreading real slow but being flu virus has the
: > potential to mutate to a highly contagious strain.
: > 
: > Meanwhile scientists can only sit and wait to see what course the virus
: > will take.
: > 

The recent news reported that 4 people were killed by this virus, there
are another 10 confirmed and 6 suspected cases of this virus.

Richard





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