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Could bird flu become a pandemic?

It is a bloody trail: Avian flu has killed 15 million domestic birds and led to the culling of an unprecedented 193 million more since October 2021. The rampant virus has jumped from Europe and Asia to North America — spreading shortly afterwards to bird populations in South and Central …

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Three killed in New Zealand cyclone as clean-up begins

Four people have been confirmed dead and thousands displaced in New Zealand after Cyclone Gabrielle brought widespread flooding and landslides to the northern part of the country. Gabrielle, which reached New Zealand on Sunday before making its way down the east coast of the North Island, cut off entire towns, …

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