Veterinarian Catches Rare Form of Bird Flu From a Sick Cat Who Maybe Ate a Pigeon

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The scariest scene from the movie Contagion.

Three days ago, NPR reported that 45 cats were confirmed sick with H7N2, a rare form of avian flu making the leap from birds to felines. Poor kitties. But Thursday morning, the NYC Department of Health confirmed H7N2 has spread from cats to humans, infecting a veterinarian caring for the cats who had tested positive for bird flu.

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Source: io9

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