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Another Human Victim of Bird Flu

The latest victim of the H5N1 bird flu virus in Beijing, China is a 19-year-old woman who got infected after buying ducks and gutting some of them. Since China has the world's biggest poultry population and hundreds of millions of farmers raise birds in their backyards, China is seen as crucial in the global fight against bird flu. According to a virologist in Hong Kong, this case would confirm that there's poultry infection "somewhere in the vicinity".

To read the full article please search online for: China Confirms Woman Died of Bird Flu in Beijing

The way we raise animals today, in crowded and usually also filthy environments, has increased the likelihood of disease transmission among themselves and also humans. Unless we see animals as loving creations of God and treat them as such, we will continue bringing misery to them and ourselves.

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