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Avian influenza is an infection caused by avian (bird) influenza (flu) viruses. These influenza viruses occur naturally among birds. Wild birds worldwide carry the viruses in their intestines, but usually do not get sick from them. However, avian influenza is very contagious among birds and can make some domesticated birds, including chickens, ducks, and turkeys, very sick and kill them.
Foodborne diseases pose a serious threat to densely populated areas of Asia and the Pacific

Foodborne diseases pose a serious threat to densely populated areas of Asia and the Pacific

Genomed treatment helps bald eagles with West Nile virus encephalitis

Genomed treatment helps bald eagles with West Nile virus encephalitis

Belarus to collaborate with GenoMed on West Nile virus encephalitis

Belarus to collaborate with GenoMed on West Nile virus encephalitis

West Nile treatment showing 100% response rate among immunocompetent patients

West Nile treatment showing 100% response rate among immunocompetent patients

Experts conclude plans to control zoonoses, diseases transmitted from animals to humans

Experts conclude plans to control zoonoses, diseases transmitted from animals to humans

Zoonoses, diseases transmitted from animals to humans

Zoonoses, diseases transmitted from animals to humans

Sanitation measures are critical to preventing an outbreak of avian influenza

Sanitation measures are critical to preventing an outbreak of avian influenza

Bird flu in humans highlights vulnerability of people to emerging diseases

Bird flu in humans highlights vulnerability of people to emerging diseases

The first human case of avian influenza A(H7) in British Columbia

The first human case of avian influenza A(H7) in British Columbia

Japan injects funds into fight against Bird Flu

Japan injects funds into fight against Bird Flu