Premiere Date:Monday, December 05, 2005
Avian influenza or “bird flu” is a contagious disease that normally infects only birds. There is major concern in countries like China where a second human death from bird flu has been confirmed that the virus could infect humans. Dr. Fred Hoerr, Professor of Pathobiology at Auburn University and Director of the State of Alabama Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories, will discuss the bird flu. He will explain what people should be concerned about and viewers can join in the discussion with their questions by calling 1-866-552-0025.