Vietnam's commercial hub Ho Chi Minh City has begun poisoning pigeons and other wild birds as it moves to prevent avian flu from spreading into the crowded city, an official said on Friday. ' ,,, "We will make sure that no birds are left in the city to minimise the risk of bird flu," Huynh Huu Loi, Director of Ho Chi Minh City's Animal Health Department, told Reuters.
Vietnam poisons pigeons to prevent bird flu
How much blame can we attribute to those experts (and "experts") who have blithely said wild birds are spreading H5N1 with nary a shred of evidence? [yes, looks like v minor spread - Mongolia; but nothing to suggest the Ho Chi Minh birds are a problem Nothing!!]