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Can cleaning a backyard bird bath give me bird flu?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

Since there is no outbreak of bird flu in the United States, cleaning a bird bath will give a person many happy birds, but no bird flu.
In the asian countries where there is some bird flu, one can catch the disease from infected birds, such as when one cleans chicken coops and raises chickens.

In brief: No

Since there is no outbreak of bird flu in the United States, cleaning a bird bath will give a person many happy birds, but no bird flu.
In the asian countries where there is some bird flu, one can catch the disease from infected birds, such as when one cleans chicken coops and raises chickens.
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: May be

It would be from the fecal material-bird poop.

In brief: May be

It would be from the fecal material-bird poop.
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