Where Did The Bird Flu Come From?

The avian influenza virus A(H5N1) emerged in 1996. It was first identified in southern china and Hong Kong The A(H5N1) virus kills a high proportion of the poultry that it infects and is therefore known as a highly pathogenic avian influenza virus. It remains poorly adapted to humans. When was avian flu first discovered? 1996-1997 … Read more