PATA taking steps to prepare for possible bird flu outbreak

BANGKOK -- The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is preparing against a possible bird flu pandemic by putting together an informational document.

The document summarizes the scientific and historical information that is known about the H5N1 strain of bird flu and will outline the World Health Organizations six stages of a pandemic. It will be made available to PATA members.

For information, see

To contact the reporter who wrote this article, send e-mail to David Cogswell at [email protected].


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