Long An Province, Viet Nam
A duckling cleans itself in a duck farm in Vietnam's Long An Province.
A duckling cleans itself in a duck farm in Vietnam's Long An Province, about 70 km (44 miles) southwest of Ho Chi Minh City, February 22, 2005. Bird flu experts from around Asia were gathering in Vietnam on Tuesday to figure out how to kill off a virus one leading American expert has called the world's biggest threat to human health. Vietnam has been worst hit by the virus which has killed 46 people since it arrived in Asia in late 2003. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE. REUTERS/Adrees Latif Pictures of the Month February 2005 AL/DH