Scientists use black swan for bird flu study

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Scientists at the University of Western Australia are using black swan DNA to understand the human response to bird flu.

Black swans are particularly vulnerable to bird flu and when humans contract the virus, the fatality rates are high.

“Because viruses such as bird flu can spill over into h...

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Managing Editor and Editor of Asian Poultry Magazine, Jakarta, Indonesia. Arief juggles team directorial management regionally while monitoring avian disease with articles such as, ‘Bacterial enteritis could become a bigger problem by 2025’.