Should Avian Flu Be on Your Radar Screen?

IN A BULLETIN ISSUED by The World Health Organization May 1, a possible avian flu pandemic was called “unpredictable but potentially catastrophic,” capable of killing millions of people around the world.

Outbreaks of influenza H5N1 have occurred among poultry in countries in Asia, while there have been human cases in Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the spread of the virus from person to person has been rare.

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