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2005-08-09 06:37:40

ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - A bird 'flu epidemic in Russian Siberia is subsiding and should disappear altogether in 10-15 days, a 'flu specialist with the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. "Things are quieting down. The (epidemic) will vanish in 10-15 days," Oleg Kiselyov, head of a 'flu research institute operating under the WHO's auspices, told reporters in Russia's second city of St Petersburg. "It won't spread further because of changing weather conditions. It's...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.