VIRTUAL SPACE: Early bird warning

Birdwatch: The Health and Human Services Department has created a portal to federal information on avian and pandemic flu. The site, at both and, has links to research reports and other information from HHS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Agriculture Department, the World Health Organization and other sources, along with maps depicting confirmed avian-flu case and bird migration patterns. It also details response plans from the federal government for schools and communities, and includes tips for individuals as well.


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