Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, February 10th, 2004
WHO said it would launch a massive funding appeal to help Asian nations destroy millions of chickens in an attempt to stem the disease. Experts warned that if the mass slaughter is improperly carried out, it might only help the virus' jump from fowl to humans.
In Indonesia, bird flu has affected millions of chickens, said Sofjan Sudardjat, a senior Indonesian Department of Agriculture official. But the...
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