Deadly Bird Flu Outbreak in Turkey Is Feared H5N1 Strain

Looks like the Bird Flu has made it to the edge of Euorpe

Deadly Bird Flu Outbreak in Turkey Is Feared H5N1 Strain
Saturday, January 07, 2006

DOGUBAYAZIT, Turkey — The European Union said Saturday that lab tests confirmed that an outbreak of bird flu in poultry in Turkey was the deadly H5N1 strain, but tests were ongoing to determine whether the same strain killed two teenage siblings earlier this week.

World Health Organization officials said scientists were closing in on identifying the virus that killed a 15-year-old girl and her 14-year-old brother in eastern Turkey.

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