Southeast Asia

Bird Flu Update

The Avian Influenza has taken its toll on poultry populations over the years, but just how likely is a human pandemic? We get an update from the Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

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As the West jeers, durian mania rises in Asia

It’s difficult to overstate how silly the Western dislike for durian looks from East and Southeast Asia. Across Asia, durian is actually selling like never before. Long a coveted fruit, the durian has, in recent years, become the focus of a full-on food craze.

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