The WHO said that while the bird flu situation is getting better in Turkey, it is still too early to say that the crisis is over.
The WHO also said bird flu has been ruled out in the recent death of a child in Iraq.
Meanwhile, a U.S. team of experts investigating bird flu in Turkey today said they will also visit neighboring Armenia, Georgia, and Azerbaijan.
(AFP, AP, Reuters)
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BIRD FLU, or avian influenza, continues to menace scattered areas from East Asia, where the disease first appeared, to Southeastern and Eastern Europe and beyond. Authorities around the world are bracing themselves -- and, more importantly, planning and taking measures to fight the disease wherever it appears.
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