Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Bird Flu Spreads in West Bengal

Bird flu virus is spreading in West Bengal, where around 100,000 birds were killed by the health officials. More teams are now sent to the states around West Bengal to prevent an epidemic. On the other hand no casualties were reported till now due to bird flu. The health minister of India in his announcement stated that there is no need to panic and that the problem is under control. The symptoms for bird flu are body pain accompanied with head-ache, high fever, inability to breath and severe coughing. The bird flu will be fatal if not treated within 48 hours after exposure.

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