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I am an Indonesian. I want to ask about H5N1(avian influenza). Is there any possibility that avian influenza outbreak caused by H5N1 virus in indonesia orchestrated by multinational farmocological company?
If yes can you provide the evidence also to support your opinion!
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No there's a lot of evidence that the virus originated from an avian reservoir in the Guandong province in China where animals in poultry markets have beenfound to be infected with a parental virus. There is no evidence whatsoever that this virus is man-made.
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Yeah agree - it's more that the virus originated from there, (maybe evolved too) but definitely not man-made.
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Man can be the culprit in a lot of disasters and can be capable of doing a lot of ecological damage, but current evidence suggests that the H5N1 virus isn't one of them.
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