Can kim-chi prevents bird flu and sars?

No, eating Kim-Chi. Will not prevent one from developing bird flu or sars. The cdc recommends that if you travel to “hpai h5n1-endemic countries and those countries experiencing hpai h5n1 poultry outbreaks observe the following: avoid visiting poultry farms, bird markets and other places where live poultry are raised, kept, or sold. Avoid preparing or eating raw or undercooked poultry products” additionally >.
No. Kimchi is a traditional korean fermented dish. Only proper vaccination can prevent against sars and avian flu diseases, which are in development.

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Could a mask actually protect from sars or bird flu?

Yes. Any n95 mask in a properly fitted person will protect against sars is it is properly worn and the individual washes her hands and does not expose his or her eyes to the bodily fluids of an infected person. Read more...

Are there seasonality for sars, swine flu, bird flu?

No, yes, yes. Influenza tends to start in the late fall, peak through the winter and taper off in the spring. Sars occurred over 1.5 years and had sporadic outbreaks based on contacts and animal carriers, and hasn't been seen since 2004. Read more...
Yes. Since 2004, no cases of sars reported anywhere in the world. In 2011, a specific h3n2 virus was detected with genes from avian, swine and human viruses and the 2009 h1n1 pandemic virus m gene. There were 12 human infections with this virus, termed h3n2v, most were associated with exposure to pigs. In 2012, h3n2v outbreaks in human associated with exposure to pigs began in july and never ended. Read more...

In comparison to sars and bird flu, how bad is swine flu?

Less severe. As of now swine flu is difficult to transmit to humans, therefore is less of a direct health threat, at present unless one has prolonged exposure to pigs. The virus has some biological similarities to a flu virus that caused a very deadly flu pandemic in 1918 which killed 50 million people. The fear is a mutation in the swine flu virus could enable it to more easily infect humans, as in 1918. Read more...
Not as bad. While sars and bird flu have high mortality and it is much lower with swine flu. The outcome depends on individual susceptibility and general health status. There is finite mortality with swine flu as well. Read more...

When compared to sars and the bird flu, how bad is this swine flu right now?

Not bad. The swine flu 2 years ago (2009) was quite bad at first but, given the rapid development of a vaccine, infection control, and aggressive treatment, it came under control nicely. This year (2011-12) the influenza outbreak has been mild to date (december 27). There are no current sars or bird flu outbreaks in north america. Read more...
Not bad. The U.S. Public health emergency for 2009 h1n1 influenza expired on 06/23/10. On 08/10/10, the world health organization (who) declared an end to the 2009 h1n1 pandemic globally. Cdc recommends a yearly flu vaccination. 2010-2011 seasonal influenza vaccine will protect against an h3n2 virus, an influenza b virus, and the 2009 h1n1 virus that emerged last year to cause the global pandemic. Read more...

What are the ways to prevent getting the bird flu?

Vaccination. You are extremely unlikely to get bird flu, however vaccination is available for prevention. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/bird-flu/ds00566. Read more...

Which is being done to try and eliminate/prevent the bird flu?

Vaccine. It is not feasible to eliminate bird flu as the virus affect birds and at times jumps to other species, including humans. There is more than one virus type. If there is an epidemic, the best way to prevent infection would be by following universal precautions and taking the vaccine, if available. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/birdflu.html. Read more...