The bird flu virus, H5N1, causes many health issues and is often fatal to those infected. In 2006 and 2007 there was a significant rise in deaths in many countries, with the highest number of fatalities occurring in Indonesia. A moratorium was placed on research that involved altering the virus during testing. That moratorium might soon be lifted. How do you feel about this? What are the benefits of resuming this kind of testing? What are the problems that could arise if the moratorium is lifted? After reading the article and listening to the podcast, weigh in on this in the comment box below.