Comments for: Bird flu may be less deadly than thought

Posted Feb. 24, 2012, at 9 a.m.

LOS ANGELES — The World Health Organization says the H5N1 bird flu kills nearly 60 percent of people who become infected, but a study released Thursday suggests the true fatality rate may actually be much lower. Virologists at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City examined data …

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