The 'work' was done at the Erasmus Medical Centre in Rotterdam - 'just to see if it could be done'. The US National Institutes For Health (NIH) funded the work.
To date, just 600 humans have gotten the H5N1 flu; in its wild state nearly impossible to contract. Of those, 60% died.
"We have discovered that this is indeed possible, and more easily than previously thought...," Dr Fouchier, team leader.
WARNING: The WHO and NIH have jointly agreed the work be published - find it in current issue of the science publication 'Nature'.
Armageddon inches a bit closer.. Does Al Qaeda read science journals?
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