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Are the symptoms of bird flu the same as that of a normal flu?

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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

High fever, malaise, muscle pain, cough and headache are common to all varieties of influenza.
In children abdominal symptoms may be more prominent such as nausea and vomiting. In the elderly, mental status changes such as lethargy and confusion can be seen.

In brief: Yes

High fever, malaise, muscle pain, cough and headache are common to all varieties of influenza.
In children abdominal symptoms may be more prominent such as nausea and vomiting. In the elderly, mental status changes such as lethargy and confusion can be seen.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes but

The mortality rate for bird flu is much higher.

In brief: Yes but

The mortality rate for bird flu is much higher.
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