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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #4580: Bird flu spreading to Europe
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    Bird flu spreading to Europe


    What is avian influenza (bird flu)?

    Bird flu is an infection caused by avian (bird) influenza (flu) viruses. These flu viruses occur naturally among birds. Wild birds worldwide carry the viruses in their intestines, but usually do not get sick from them. However, bird flu is very contagious among birds and can make some domesticated birds, including chickens, ducks, and turkeys, very sick and kill them.

     

    (HMMM... Could be bird flu...)

     





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    1. ' Bird flu is spreading west and may reach Western Europe.

    2. There are fears scientists of a global pandemic.

    3. The influenza started in Asia two years ago,

    4. where it 61 people.

    5. birds have since carried the virus west to Siberia.

    6. In Russia, it killed 11,000 birds and destroyed 127,000 others.

    7. Russia has European nations that

    8. the deadly H5N1 is on its way.

    9. Holland has all chicken farmers to keep

    10. their birds indoors as a measure.

    11. ' This isn't a problem of a state ... it is a problem of all mankind that must be studied

    12. together and that needs consolidated well-coordinated activity.'









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