Avian Flu's Endurance In 5 Countries Poses Global Threat To Human Health, FAO Official Says. -- (Medical News Today)
the virus persists in Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Indonesia and Vietnam,"The risk of the H5N1 becoming a human pandemic is real. The more problems that we have at the poultry level, the more the risk is that it will spill over to humans. And if it acquires the ability to have human to human transmission, then we could have a pandemic on our hands,"