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What's it mean to have bird flu?

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Dr. William Walsh
Addiction Medicine
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In brief: Influenza H5N1 var

This years influenza variant was first noted in wild birds and is the h5n1 type - so its an influenza virus that people contracted from birds in asia.
It responds well to most influenza drugs. It is not a particularly deadly form of the virus - but note that influenza does lead to the deaths of thousands of americans a year every year.

In brief: Influenza H5N1 var

This years influenza variant was first noted in wild birds and is the h5n1 type - so its an influenza virus that people contracted from birds in asia.
It responds well to most influenza drugs. It is not a particularly deadly form of the virus - but note that influenza does lead to the deaths of thousands of americans a year every year.
Dr. William Walsh
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Influenza

Bird flu is one kind of type a influenza.
It is a serious infection with high mortality rate.

In brief: Influenza

Bird flu is one kind of type a influenza.
It is a serious infection with high mortality rate.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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