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Ducks are 'a big' bird flu threat

The BBC reports that domestic ducks may pose a major threat of spreading avian flu to animals and humans.

The avian flu virus is not causing disease in healthy ducks, but they help the virus to mutate, with the danger that a mutation will arise that allows the virus to spread directly between humans.

Posted by Tim on 19th July 2005, 10:19 #

Top 5 universities

UniversityDuck Density
York4.1
Leeds3.8
East Anglia2.8
Warwick2.3
Essex1.9

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