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Bird flu outbreak spreads to Fukuoka Prefecture

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Hopefully the birds will remember to practice social distancing and wear masks.

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If you have ever been to one of these chicken farms I guarantee you will never chicken again unless it’s free range.

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The next pandemic?

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2020... go away already...

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Fun fact: some versions of bird flu that occasionally make the jump to humans have a kill rate of 60% (e.g. H5N1 avian influenza). So far they fortunately didn't spread too well, but one can imagine we may not always be that lucky. Makes the current coronavirus look like a walk in the park.

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The next pandemic?

No, next is minks.

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