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Personel protection kit for health care personel against avian influenza?

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In brief: Not in US

Avian, or bird flu, is not currently a threat in the us and do not normally infect humans, but sporadic human infections have occurred.
H5n1 is a highly pathogenic avian flu virus, that if recombined with human inf. A could result in human-to-human transmission. Best protection:avoid source of exposure (prolonged contact with sick or dead infected poultry, personal protective equipment, hand wash.

In brief: Not in US

Avian, or bird flu, is not currently a threat in the us and do not normally infect humans, but sporadic human infections have occurred.
H5n1 is a highly pathogenic avian flu virus, that if recombined with human inf. A could result in human-to-human transmission. Best protection:avoid source of exposure (prolonged contact with sick or dead infected poultry, personal protective equipment, hand wash.
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