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Avian or Bird Flu
Week of: October 24, 2005
- What is the avian flu, and what distinguishes it from the common fly bug?
- What's being done by the U.S. to reduce the risk of an avian flu epidemic?
- Some news accounts suggest worldwide deaths from an avian flu epidemic in the tens of millions, is this hype or is there cause for concern?
- How is the avian flu transmitted to humans?
- What are some other facts about avian flu that we might need to know?