TITLE

Avian Flu and the Environment

AUTHOR(S)
Trevors, J.
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Water, Air & Soil Pollution;Oct2007, Vol. 185 Issue 1-4, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the spread of H5N1 avian influenza and the need to monitor and control mutated pathogens in the environment and throughout our common biosphere.
ACCESSION #
26618636

 

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