WOSU News Archives For: March 27, 2006

Ohio Prepares For Possible Spread of Bird Flu

12:00AM
March
27, 2006

The National Centers for Disease Control, The Ohio Department of Health and other state and local government agencies are preparing for a flu pandemic. Even though the H-5-N-1 Bird Flu virus has not shown up anywhere in the United States, thus far, and person-to-person transmission is rare, public health and state agriculture officials are taking precautions.