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Should you be worried about the bird flu?

Yesterday, the health minister announced that Canada has its first confirmed death as a result of H5N1, commonly referred to as bird flu. Although the virus has travelled to this country for the first time, experts emphasize that the risk of contracting it is very low. Microbiologist Jason Tetro, known as the "germ guy," joined us for a runthrough of what people need to know about H5N1, and explained how there are other viruses we should probably worry about instead.

 

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