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First vaccine to fight bird flu is here

A single vaccine can now protect poultry against two of the deadliest killers - bird flu and Newcastle disease.

A team of American biologists have found that inserting a bird flu gene into a popular vaccine that protects poultry against against both these viruses within the bird’s body. There currently is no vaccine for avian flu.

Nearly 125 people have died of bird flu and all the victims had been in close contact with infected birds. However according to experts, “You probably would have to vaccinate the birds more than once, because you only get partial protection the first time.

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