Bird flu

Bird flu also known as avian influenza is a disease that’s caused by viruses and affects birds and can be passed on to humans. Bird flu’s H5N1 strain has evolved such that it infects more species than any known strain and is constantly evolving. If a farm-raised bird gets affected it must be immediately culled to stop the virus from spreading.

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China bird flu H7N9: Should you be worried?
- Pavitra Sampath
April 19, 2013 at 12:44pm
  Recently China has reported that the death toll due to the H7N9 bird flu has risen to 17, and infected 87 people. The Bird flu also known as …

Bird Flu – should you be worried?
- Nirmalya Dutta
November 01, 2012 at 08:08am
Over 30,000 have been culled at the Central Poultry Development Organisation at Hesaraghatta near Bangalore due to them being affected by bird flu. …

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