Things Not To Catch 1: H5N1

Scary stuff – Avian Infuenza Virus strain H5N1 (transmissible to humans) has now been found in geese. Chickens have never been such a huge threat, being non-migratory (don't believe what you may have seen in Chicken Run); geese, however, can travel vast distances and could prove a worrying new vector for the disease.