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Chicken Monster or Chicken Little?

Science  10 Feb 2006:
Vol. 311, Issue 5762, pp. 780-781
DOI: 10.1126/science.1123435

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The Monster at Our Door. The Global Threat of Avian Flu. By Mike Davis. New Press, New York, 2005. 220 pp. $21.95, C$26.95, €12.99. ISBN 1-59558-011-5.

The author summarizes the evolution of H5N1 and related viruses and discusses factors---burgeoning slums, agribusiness, fast-food industries, corrupt governments---that have created conditions conducive to the emergence of a pandemic.

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