World Health Organization: "H5N1 risk high" as Indonesia sighs in relief
This article was originally published in Clinica
The latest human cases of H5N1 avian influenza in Indonesia are being attributed to infected poultry, much to the relief of the authorities, given the result of recent investigations that confirm human-to-human transmission. However, the "entrenched" presence of the virus in the wild is posing a heightened risk that a human-to-human strain could re-emerge, the World Health Organization has warned.
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