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Introduction Since the avian flu outbreaks among bird populations in Southeast Asia, Europe, and, most recently, Africa, and the infection of humans who have had direct contact with sick birds, the international health community has been extremely concerned about a possible pandemic or worldwide epidemic. It is believed the avian flu originated in China, which had its first human case in 1997 (McNeil Jr., 2006), although the first human-to-human transmission is suspected to have occurred in...

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