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New, Fatal Bird Flu Strain Closely Monitored

In the past 10 years, a deadly strain of bird flu has killed more than half of the people who got it. Now, there's a new strain of bird flu circulating that can kill about a third of the humans who contract it. Whenever there's a virus this lethal, there are always fears of a pandemic.   Several years ago, men in protective suits decontaminating poultry farms and  destroying chickens infected with a deadly bird flu was a scene witnessed throughout Asia. The virus killed...

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