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Bird Flu: Fears, Facts and Fiction: What Americans Need to Know (The Virus) Part I #822175

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 14, 2006
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) WHO statistics on the deadly worldwide bird flu cited.

(New York: Jim Avila) The views of bird flu expert Dr. Robert Webster on whether bird flu will switch to humans examined; diagrams shown of bird & human viruses. [St. Jude's Children's Hospital virologist WEBSTER - says the odds are even that the virus will learn how to transmit human to human; states society cannot accept the possibility that 50 percent of the population may die.] [New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Dr. Anne MOSCONA†- speculates about the virus & human-to-human transmission.]

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Avila, Jim

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