Report: Bird flu may kill 22,000 Kansans

March 22, 2007
by Roxana Hegeman
Associated Press

The Trust for America's Health projected Thursday the state's economic loss would amount to 5.58 percent of goods and services produced in Kansas. It also projected 810,000 Kansans would be sickened by a severe pandemic. Their report is the first to provide a state-by-state breakdown of economic losses, but their estimate of projected deaths in Kansas from a pandemic outbreak is far higher than previous official estimates.

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