10 doctors weighed in:
I eat a lot of poultry, am I at risk for getting bird flu?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
4 doctors agree
In brief: No
Your diet of poultry makes you no more likely to get influenza than anyone else.
However, influenza of all types is highly contagious so you have the same risk.

In brief: No
Your diet of poultry makes you no more likely to get influenza than anyone else.
However, influenza of all types is highly contagious so you have the same risk.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: No
Bird flu is not contracted by eating poultry, but is a respiratory infection contracted by inhaling the virus at poultry farms (or by inhaling the virus that is exhaled, sneezed or coughed out from infected individuals.
).

In brief: No
Bird flu is not contracted by eating poultry, but is a respiratory infection contracted by inhaling the virus at poultry farms (or by inhaling the virus that is exhaled, sneezed or coughed out from infected individuals.
).
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Sarah Kohl
Of course you will want to properly cook your poultry to avoid illnesses.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: No
Unless you are in china.

In brief: No
Unless you are in china.
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
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