Swine Flu Found On Poultry Farms

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  1. UN warns over swine flu in birds
    By Sudeep Chand
    Science reporter, BBC News

    The discovery of swine flu in birds in Chile raises concerns about the spread of the virus, the UN warns.

    Last week the H1N1 virus was found in turkeys on farms in Chile. The UN now says poultry farms elsewhere in the world could also become infected.

    Scientists are worried that the virus could theoretically mix with more dangerous strains. It has previously spread from humans to pigs...