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Spain Denies Bird Flu Entering
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HK Medical Team to Assist Vietnam in Treatment of Bird Flu
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Fifth Patient Dies of Bird Flu in Thailand
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Delegates attend a China-Asean special session on the prevention and treatment of bird flu opened in Beijing on March 2, 2004. Vice Premier Hui Liangyu, also director of China's anti-bird flu headquarters, was present at the meeting. The epidemic has been plaguing many east and southeast Asian countries and has led to the deaths of more than 20 people in Viet Nam and Thailand. [China Daily]

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1. What is avian influenza? And what is highly pathogenic avian influenza?
2. How long is the incubation period for HPAI? And is it contagious during this period?
3. What are the channels of transmission for bird flu?
4. What are principal clinical manifestations of HPAI? And how do they differ from those of Newcastle disease?
5. What are the epidemiological characteristics of HPAI?
6. Does an outbreak of HPAI correlate with the age, gender and species of poultry?

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