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What areas of the world are most affected by avian flu?

So far, the areas of the world that have been most affected by avian flu (bird flu) are Asia and countries in the Near East. Indonesia, Vietnam, and Egypt have significant number of cases. Information on the current areas of avian flu activity, including maps, is maintained by and available from the World Health Organization (WHO).

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