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What are the risks of having the bird flu virus?
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Dr. Asaf Presente
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Worse flu
Generally people infected with avian flu have a rockier course than routine seasonal flu - however, even season flu can be life threatening.
Avian flu outbreaks (which are usually start amongst people in repeated close contact with infected birds) are rare and thus far have been well contained to prevent a lot of person to person spread.

In brief: Worse flu
Generally people infected with avian flu have a rockier course than routine seasonal flu - however, even season flu can be life threatening.
Avian flu outbreaks (which are usually start amongst people in repeated close contact with infected birds) are rare and thus far have been well contained to prevent a lot of person to person spread.
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