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Can a parakeet spread bird flu?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
2 doctors agree

In brief: May be

Parakeets can spread psittacosis.

In brief: May be

Parakeets can spread psittacosis.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care

In brief: Not reported

Avian influenza has been in chicken and duck populations.
It would be very rare for a parakeet to acquire influenza. They can carry other transmissible diseases though.

In brief: Not reported

Avian influenza has been in chicken and duck populations.
It would be very rare for a parakeet to acquire influenza. They can carry other transmissible diseases though.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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