Blog-2: Simple solution to bird flu
- Blog-2: Simple solution to bird flu
[NEW YORK CITY | JULY 2, 2005] By Pamela Rice... Just plug in the
numbers for a worst-case-scenario outbreak of bird flu -- the current
menace that is not only killing whole poultry flocks but also people
-- and one soon realizes that the human race is, thanks to our
friends, the world's chicken eaters, faced with a threat comparable
to one for a massive tsunami or even nuclear war. ...World health
authorities are in concert with their warnings that an influenza
pandemic is at hand and in fact overdue. And they're looking at this
avian strain that has hit hardest in Vietnam as a likely precursor.
...Possibly as many as a hundred million people died from...