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A 41-year-old member asked:

Symptoms of bird flu and other avian flu?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Similar to other flu: Fever, cough, sputum production, weakness, headache and if pneumonia develops, shortness of air. Symptoms are similar to other flu infections, but mortality is higher.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Agree w Dr. Singh.: Symptoms of avian flu include fever, cough, sore throat, muscle aches ; pains ; occasionally conjunctivitis or gastrointestinal symptoms (nausea, vomiting or diarrhea). Complications can include pneumonia, respiratory failure, as well as renal ; cardiac complications. It has been lethal in > 50% of infected people.

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