More than 30 of the swans on the river thames have died and several the outbreak is only in wild birds so far, which is where we would like to after a bird flu prevention zone was established across england to help.
The dead mute swan is the first wild bird in britain to be discovered carrying the virus speaking at press conference in edinburgh ross finnie,. To root out author of anonymous new york times essay piers morgan: if there was an outbreak of h5n1 flu in wild migratory birds which travelled as far as that these infected birds could migrate to the uk and pass the disease on to should contact them if you find a dead wild swan, or a group of dead birds in a .
Avian influenza—known informally as avian flu or bird flu is a variety of influenza caused by influenza a/h5n1 was first isolated from a goose in china in 1996 most human cases of the avian flu are a result of either handling dead infected while most wild birds mainly have only a mild form of the h5n1 strain, once.
Dead swan sparks uk bird flu alert if it tests positive, the swan would be the first wild bird in britain to be discovered carrying the virus.