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Animal officials prepare to combat bird flu, just in case

By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / September 28, 2006

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As avian influenza continues to spread around the globe, local preparations for a possible flu pandemic have focused on how to provide medical care for people. But there has also been a quiet, growing effort to organize the animal inspectors, wildlife officials, and veterinarians who are likely first responders if birds carry the virus to the region first. (Full article: 925 words)

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