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  • There's a New Flu in Town ("Cuckoo Bird Flu")

    04/30/2005 9:48:18 PM PDT · by ex-Texan · 7 replies · 532+ views
    Taipei Times ^ | 5/1/2005 | Marc Plumb
    Health authorities in Taiwan yesterday released a statement confirming a dangerous outbreak of a new bird-flu disease dubbed "Cuckoo Bird Flu" (CBF). Unlike the H5N1 virus strain found in China, Vietnam and Thailand which affects the lungs and respiratory system, the CBF strain has only been confirmed in Taiwan and is more closely related to CJD, or "brain-wasting disease." Symptoms include delusional feelings of power and grandeur, audacity, arrogance, childlike behavior and a weakening backbone. While asleep, victims are often heard mumbling, "It's not fair, it's not fair." Several victims have developed a unique facial expression which health authorities liken...