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How many forms of avian flu exist?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Many, many strains

Exist but almost all of them are unable to infect humans.
Some are quite pathogenic in birds, others not.

In brief: Many, many strains

Exist but almost all of them are unable to infect humans.
Some are quite pathogenic in birds, others not.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine

In brief: One

There is only one flu virus subtype known as avian flu - h5n1.
Other ones have different names - h1n1 is swine flu.

In brief: One

There is only one flu virus subtype known as avian flu - h5n1.
Other ones have different names - h1n1 is swine flu.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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