Sidenote: Hope you're finding this useful? I have always been curious about this matter. And when I found very little quality information about it, I decided to share a part of what I've learned about it - which is why this article came to be written. Read on.
We know of the possibility of epidemics and pandemics, which move through human populations. We have been forewarned of the possibility of Bird Flu modifying itself slightly and becoming very transferrable between humans. It is not feasible to kill all the birds on the planet and to do so is also a terrible thing. But as it is predicted a Bird Flu N5H1 modification in human populations moving very rapidly like the influenza flu could kill anywhere from a couple hundred thousand people to up to 150 million world wide.
So far vaccines are being made, but most admit there will never be enough and it would take years to make that many shots. Part of the ability of bird flu to get into populations is from people living with birds, mostly chickens in third world nations. Another potential problem is that households with pigs and birds might be a way for the bird flu to modify. Once it enters the pig population it can spread from Pig to people very easy because of our respiratory systems and pigs share much more of our DNA than do birds although we too share some of theirs. But what if we can get these nations, which live with their chickens to stop doing this?
What if keep migrating birds away from our poultry food supplies? What if we can head the Bird Flu off at the pass thru diligent education to peasant farmers in all nations? What if we can show people that living with animals can cause disease and is a very big problem? Can it be done? Can we stop the Bird Flu Pandemic and unfortunate deadly potential eventuality from reaching the unbelievable, but predicted human deaths? Think on this.
Lance Winslow - Online Think Tank forum board. If you have innovative thoughts and unique perspectives, come think with Lance; www.WorldThinkTank.net/wttbbs/