TID:  5 VID:  1

UCSF and Avian Flu

Avian Flu - Infected Birds to Appear in a Neighborhood Near You?(First Appeared Wednesday, April 26, 2006) When UCSF hosted an avian flu symposium in December, outbreaks of the avian flu virus H5N1 were limited to China and Southeast Asia. The virus had killed dozens of people. Officials from those nations and the World Health Organization were grappling with how to cope and obtain funding.