Wednesday, February 22, 2006
Human Bird Flu Cases In India
If so, it's significant, because that man was said to have been exposed to poultry in another area. The family aren't involved with poultry. This would indicate human to human transmission with the same delay pattern between the index case and subsequent family cases observed in Indonesia.
In 2002, tests done on three Indian poultry workers showed that they had been exposed to H5N1.
You know what's funny, but sick? Now some people in India are claiming that it was biowarfare, because it just "suddenly popped up" in a remote area.