Conscious Flow Radio

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Flashback: "Bird Flu" Similar to Deadly 1918 Flu, Gene Study Finds

Scientists have reconstructed the genetic code of the deadly 1918 "Spanish flu," which swept the globe and killed an estimated 20 to 40 million people. Among their findings: The 1918 virus strain developed in birds and was similar to the "bird flu" that today has spurred fears of another worldwide epidemic.