Saturday, March 04, 2006

WHO Statement

Avian influenza and food safety27 February 2006 -- WHO Director-General Dr LEE Jong-wook reconfirmed today that when poultry products are safely handled and properly cooked, humans are not at risk of becoming infected with the H5N1 virus through food. Although the virus is known to have infected 173 people, not one of these cases has been linked to the consumption of properly cooked poultry or poultry products.

No comments: