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APR 04, 2013 - Yahoo! News

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U.S. says following new bird flu closely, preparing vaccine

CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Thursday it was monitoring a new strain of bird flu and has started work on a vaccine just in case it is needed. So far, the strain known as avian influenza A (H7N9) is only in China and has not yet been found to be capable of being transmitted from person to person. The strain has killed five people, and global health officials are debating whether to start mass-producing a vaccine. The CDC said on its website it was following the situation closely and coordinating with domestic and international partners. ... Read More

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