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Silent Human Cases of H5N1|Avian Flu May be Lurking in Egypt

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An unusual pattern of avian flu cases in Egypt — almost all are in toddlers, all of whom have survived — has led some flu-tracking Web sites to speculate that dozens of silent cases are circulating there. However some experts like Dr. Robert G. Webster, say “I hope to hell it’s not happening, because it would mean the virus is adapting to humans. But there’s not a shred of data.”
 
 

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