I would still like to see all our bird test results. Does anyone know why Alaska’s bird results are not easily accessible?

WED., JAN 17, 2007
Testing yields clues to bird virus behavior
DAVID WAHLBERG, Wisconsin State Journal

…A sample last spring from a bird in Alaska, tested in Madison, confirmed that flu viruses from Asia and North America mixed genetically in the same bird – the type of interplay scientists fear could create a pandemic strain.

“It’s proof that wild birds do carry viruses between the continents,” said Hon Ip, who oversees the diagnostic virology lab at the National Wildlife Health Center off Schroeder Road. “That helps explain why we’re doing this.”…

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