Deadly Strain Of Bird Flu Spreading In China

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Deadly Strain Of Bird Flu Spreading In China

A strain of avian flu known as H7N9 has infected at least 24 people and killed seven in Eastern China, prompting the government to kill tens of thousands of fowl in an effort to stem the spread. What do you think?

  • “The nice thing is that in China you can just throw dead animals in the river and not worry about it anymore.”

    Aaron Meredith
    Fine Sander
  • “It’s like every time things are starting to look up for me, the bird flu comes along.”

    Tom Wahlquist
    Crab Butcher
  • “I’m impressed China even noticed seven people were gone.”

    Linda Kolsrud
    Battery Tester
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