Bird Flu rears its head again: FAO Urges Increased preparedness and surveillance against variant strain

FAO (August 29, 2011) | FAO today urged heightened readiness and surveillance against a possible major resurgence of the H5N1 Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza amid signs that a mutant strain of the deadly Bird Flu virus is spreading in Asia and beyond, with unpredictable risks to human health.