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BANBURY, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 04: A man in a protective body suit walks past a sign warning of a outbreak of the H7 strain of bird flu, at Eastwood Farm, near Banbury on June 4, 2008 in Oxfordshire, England. The strain of avian flu virus was found yesterday in laying hens, and all... Matt Cardy, Getty Images


 
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 26:  Emily Moore administers an inoculation as free flu shots are given to people over 50 by the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services on October 26, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. An estimated 60 million flu shots will be given in the United States this season.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
 
11th September 1963:  Windmill Theatre chorus girls being inoculated against influenza. The method being used is 'Influvac' which uses a jet spray instead of a needle.  (Photo by Harry Todd/Fox Photos/Getty Images)
 
MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 04:  Alina Pastoriza Garcia, ARNP-NP-C, administers a flu vaccination to Russell Waddey at the CVS/pharmacy's MinuteClinic on December 4, 2012 in Miami, Florida. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that they are seeing significant increases in flu activity in the U.S. in the last two weeks indicating that an early flu season is underway and are encouraging people to get vaccinated.   (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
 
SURABAYA, INDONESIA - FEBRUARY 28: Chairul Anwar Nidom (2nd R), a scientist from Airlangga University Surabaya, looks at a viral sample of H5N1 from a chicken in a lab February 28, 2007 at Airlangga University in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia.  A survey conducted by Chairul Anwar Nidom, of the Airlangga University in Surabaya, found that H5N1 antibodies have been found in 20 percent of 500 stray cats in four areas of  Java near poultry markets. The areas included the capital Jakarta and one area in Sumatra where recent human H5N1 cases or outbreaks of the disease in poultry were found. Scientists say that adaptation of the virus to mammals could make the disease could make the spread among people easier. Sixty-four people in Indonesia have died of the bird flu, the highest human toll in the world.  (Photo by: Dimas Ardian / Getty Images)
 
CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 10:  Dr. Anne Furey Schultz examines Alice Corcoran, who was experiencing flu-like symptoms, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital on January 10, 2013 in Chicago City.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention flu is widespread in 41 states. The CDC has reported 22,048 flu cases from Sept. 30 through December 31, 2012 compared with only 849 for the same period last year.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
 
BANBURY, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 04:  A man in a protective body suit walks past a sign warning of a outbreak of the H7 strain of bird flu, at Eastwood Farm, near Banbury on June 4, 2008 in Oxfordshire, England. The strain of avian flu virus was found yesterday in laying hens, and all birds on the farm have been ordered to be destroyed. The H7 strain has been found in Britain on several occasions before, but this is the first time it has been identified in the highly pathogenic, or deadly, form. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
 
NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 14:  Phamacist Prakash Deshpande injects a patient with influenza vaccine at a Manhattan pharmacy on January 14, 2013 in New York City. The state of New York has declared a public health emergency in a flu epidemic of more than 19,000 confirmed cases in the state.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
 
DISS, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 13:  DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) workers clear up dead turkey carcasses at Redgrave Park Farm where around 2,600 birds, including ducks and geese, are being slaughtered following the confirmed outbreak of the H5 strain of bird flu, on November 13, 2007 in Redgrave, Suffolk, near Diss, Norfolk, England. A 3km protection zone and a 10km surveillance zone has been established around the infected premises. Following further tests, DEFRA has announced at a press conference that this particular virus does contain the highly infectious H5N1 substrain of Aviation Influenza (the fourth outbreak H5N1 in the UK this year), which in rare cases can spread to other species, including humans.  (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
 
CONCORD, CA - JANUARY 14:  A syringe filled with influenza vaccination is seen at a Walgreens Pharmacy on January 14, 2014 in Concord, California.  Public health officials are encouraging residents to get flu shots as an aggressive strain of the H1N1 'swine flu' has killed 15 people in the San Francisco Bay Area.  (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
 
NANTONG, CHINA - DECEMBER 18: (CHINA OUT) Chickens forage at a chichen farm on December 18, 2008 in Nantong of Jiangsu Province, China. The discovery of the H5N1 form of the bird-flu virus in two counties of Jiangsu province, which follows the recent outbreaks in India, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia, has raised the risk of human infections as warned earlier by China's Ministry of Health. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
 
A school nurse administers a influenza vaccine to a patient's arm in Sochi on December 13, 2010. AFP PHOTO/MIKHAIL MORDASOV (Photo credit should read MIKHAIL MORDASOV/AFP/Getty Images)
 
An Indian health team holds a rooster during a cull after an outbreak of bird flu at the village of Sukna, on the outskirts of Siliguri on May 12, 2008.  Authorities in eastern India imposed a new ban on the sale of poultry following a fresh outbreak of bird flu, a minister said. The outbreak in West Bengal was confirmed over the weekend, a month after a previous ban on the sale and transport of poultry across the state was lifted after the slaughter of almost 3.8 million chickens.   AFP PHOTO/Diptendu DUTTA (Photo credit should read DIPTENDU DUTTA/AFP/Getty Images)
 
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - JANUARY 06: A box of influenza vaccine shots is seen in the MinuteClinic at the CVS/pharmacy on January 6, 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The 2013-2014 influenza season is starting to take off in the United States, with more than half the country reporting widespread cases of flu activity, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
 
SAN ANSELMO, CA - NOVEMBER 28:  Boxes of Tamiflu are displayed at Jack's Pharmacy November 28, 2007 in San Anselmo, California. Drugmaker Roche accepted a recommendation from the U.S. Food and Drug Adminstration to have a stronger warning label on the flu medication after nearly 600 psychiatric cases have been reported by people using Tamiflu.  (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
 
WHEELING, IL - SEPTEMBER 19:  Ken Werner get a flu shot from nurse practitioner Yana Dymarskiy at a Walgreens healthcare clinic on September 19, 2013 in Wheeling, Illinois. Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, yesterday disclosed a plan to provide payments to roughly 160,000 eligible employees for the subsidized purchase of insurance beginning next year. The company says the plan will allow their employees to shop for coverage that best suits their needs through a private health-insurance marketplace.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
 
STRADBROKE, UNITED KINGDOM - NOVEMBER 14: Chickens roost indoors on a Suffolk Farm on November 14, 2007 in Stradbroke, England. A confirmed outbreak of the H5N1 strain of bird flu has been found on the Redgrave Park Farm in Redgrave, near Diss in Suffolk. A 3km protection zone and a 10km surveillance zone has been established around the infected premises. Following further tests, DEFRA has announced at a press conference that this particular virus does contain the highly infectious H5N1 substrain of Aviation Influenza (the fourth outbreak H5N1 in the UK this year), which in rare cases can spread to other species, including humans.  (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)
 
TOKYO, JAPAN - FEBRUARY 13:  Commuters in Tokyo wear surgical masks to help protect themselves from the influenza outbreak on February 13, 2012 in Tokyo, Japan. As the number of influenza patients is reported to have reached 2 million in Japan, Japanese passengers were quarantined by New Zealand authorities on an incoming flight at Auckland airport on monday after they displayed flu like symptoms.  (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)
 
NANCHANG, CHINA - FEBRUARY 26: (CHINA OUT) A vendor catches a chicken at a market on February 26, 2008 in Nanchang of Jiangxi Province, China. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, an outbreak of bird flu in poultry has been reported in Zheng'an County of Southwest China's Guizhou Province, which was caused by the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus. The disease has killed 3,993 poultry and led to the culling of another 238,364. A 44-year-old woman who was suspected to have bird flu died in hospital on February 25 in Guangdong Province, southern China. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
 
BOZHOU, CHINA - APRIL 08:  (CHINA OUT) Employees work on the production line of Shufeng Jiedu Capsule, a Herbal Medicine for treating avian influenza patients, at a workshop of Anhui Jiren Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd on April 8, 2013 in Bozhou, China. China is increasing efforts to stem a confirmed H7N9 bird flu outbreak which has infected at least 24 people and killed sseven. Many poultry wholesale markets have been closed in central and eastern China.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images)
 
NANJING, CHINA - MARCH 29: (CHINA OUT) Vendors slaughter chickens for customers at a poultry wholesale market March 29, 2007 in Nanjing of Jiangsu Province, China. China's Ministry of Health has confirmed a 16-year-old boy died on March 27 from bird flu in eastern Anhui Province, bringing the number of people in the country who have died from the virus to 15, according to state media.  (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)
 

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