Four-legged fiend?

March 16, 2007

(Photograph) - Indonesian pet owners are being warned that they are at greater risk of catching bird flu than the general population because the virus is most likely to mutate in cats. Scientists from Airlangga University in Indonesia examined 500 stray cats and found that 20 per cent of them carried H5N1 antibodies. Photograph by GETTY

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