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H5N1 outbreak in Hong Kong.

Meryl Dorey van at mypostbox.com
Sun Jan 4 09:11:45 EST 1998

Actually, from what I understand, one of those who is stated as having died
from the flu was actually a child who received aspirin as a treatment and
died from Reye's syndrome.

Take care,

Richard L wrote in message <68k1nb$i86$1 at pulp.ucs.ualberta.ca>...
>: > I was wondering whether you all out there know that an deadly flu has
>: > infected 6 persons this year and killed 3.
>: >
>: > The virus appears to be spreading real slow but being flu virus has the
>: > potential to mutate to a highly contagious strain.
>: >
>: > Meanwhile scientists can only sit and wait to see what course the virus
>: > will take.
>: >
>The recent news reported that 4 people were killed by this virus, there
>are another 10 confirmed and 6 suspected cases of this virus.

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