|Subject:||Re: H5N1 in wild birds in Russia|
|Date:||Mon, 14 Nov 2005 09:31:40 +1100|
I've just read this report.
From what I can see only four wild birds in an area with H5N1 outbreak in domestic birds were found to have tested positive for H5N1 (Green Sandpiper, Coot, Gadwall, Pochard). The figures Andrew quoted appear to relate to species that tested positive for H5 PCR (4.7% of birds tested) and/or those that tested positive for H5 A1 viruses (5.4% of birds).
I do not pretend to understand all that much of this, I'm just interested enough to keep watch on how this issue develops. Those interested had better read the report themselves. I suspect the list Andrew provided may include many species that, while carrying Avian Flu, aren't yet implicated in transporting H5N1 (the bad one!).
If someone with a greater understanding of this can clarify this, please feel free to do so.
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