The father of a Chinese man who died of bird flu has also been infected with the virus, raising fear of human-to-human transmission. [H2H.]
The World Health Organization said it could not rule out the possibility that the H5N1 virus had spread from the son to the father.
For the most part, humans have caught the virus from sick birds.
Scientists fear if the virus gains the ability to pass easily between humans, tens of millions of people could die.
- IT'S ONLY A MATTER OF WHEN. LOW ESTIMATES ARE 150 MILLION.
AS WE RELATED YESTERDAY, BIRD FLU IS NOW PRESENT IN 60 COUNTRIES AROUND THE GLOBE, AND HAS LED TO MILLIONS AND MILLIONS OF BIRDS BEING KILLED AND CULLED ALL OVER THE WORLD.
*******UPDATE: 24HRS LATER AND GLENN REYNOLDS FINDS THE STORY. WE BEAT HIM AGAIN.