Nathalie Jonsson

Science Writer 

The Second Coming Of Bird Flu

“Behold, he is coming with the clouds, and every eye will see him, even those who pierced him, and all tribes of the earth will wail on account of him. Even so. Amen.” – Revelation 1:7

Just like the Bible predicted an old friend has resurrected over the past two weeks.

In 2006 avian flu spread across the world and became our first flu pandemic in modern time. Now, bird flu is back and has been winning ground as it has spread through parts of China.

Jeremy Farrar, director of the Oxford University Clinical Research Unit in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam thinks we need to be “very, very concerned” about these latest developments.

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