Thai avian flu tests - are global diagnostics ready?
This article was originally published in Clinica
By the end of this week, tests on the H5N1 avian flu virus found in a cluster of human cases in Thailand should reveal whether the confirmed human-to-human infectivity of the virus is still limited or whether the international authorities should prepare to avert a potential pandemic.
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