Bird-flu Expert Calls For Changes In Early-warning System

Global surveillance is critical for identifying and tracking potential pandemic viruses such as highly pathogenic H5N1. But the current surveillance strategy in wild birds is piecemeal and risks missing important virus sources or subtypes, Walter Boyce writes in a commentary.*

Boyce says scientists must take several steps to catch avian influenza viruses before they catch us.

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Updated: February 17, 2012 — 7:38 pm

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