What is avian flu? H5n1 or h1n1 or another one? .

H5N1. Avian flu is h5n1. The cdc has a lot of information on it here: http://www.Cdc.Gov/flu/avianflu/h5n1-people.Htm. H1n1 was the swine flu that there was a big concern about in 2009.

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Can avian flu give you swine flu?

No. Each subtype of flu (eg avian vs swine) are different viruses, meaning they have different genetics. One does not predispose to the other but you can be infected with one and then later another type of flu. Read more...
Swine flu. No, avian flu and swine flu are different strains, and one does not cause the other. Read more...

How accurate is it that it was two types of swine flu, the avian flu and the human flu?

Flu. The names and types of are often related to the living source in which the flu lives chronically, called endemic source. Swine flu (also called h1n1) is endemic in pigs and avian or bird flu (h5n1) resides in birds. How the different influenzas are transmitted to humans and the symptoms produced depends on a lot of factors. Read more...

Is swine flu as deadly as they the avian flu?

Flu is flu. The swine flu of 2009 was fortunately not as deadly as anticipated. Flu is flu and affects the most susceptible (usually the young and old) the worst. Each flu outbreak is a slightly different strain then the last one so it is hard to say which is worst as an outbreak is affected by season, temperature, crowding, and susceptibility of the population. Keep up vitamin d levels, wash hands, eat well. Read more...

The world health organization raised the swine flu alerts. What happens when it gets to avian flu?

Avian flu is very de. Avian flu is very deadly. Because is transmitted fron chicken there needs to be constant vigilance to detect and destroy the infected birds and quarantine and treat the infected people. Read more...

Why are pigs always the ones to get the regular flu and avian flu? Why does everyone pick on the little pigs?

Pigs and immunity. Pigs have similar immune responses to people and they tend to get a similar response to the influenza virus. The more complicated answer includes how people and pigs interact, especially in parts of the world where avian flu and swine flu intersect with human flu. The cdc website has more information on this. www.cdc.gov. Read more...

Deadly h5n1 avian flu exposure in asia in past. Should I still be freaked out?

No need. Avian flu is still around, but there is no need to freak out. You are more likely to die in a traffic accident than from avian flu. Read more...
Agree w Dr. Singh. The cdc recommends that if you travel to “hpai h5n1-endemic countries and those countries experiencing hpai h5n1 poultry outbreaks observe the following: avoid visiting poultry farms, bird markets and other places where live poultry are raised, kept, or sold. Avoid preparing or eating raw or. Read more...