home | faq | advertising | Internet Marketing Tactics | contact
Phoneregistry.com

New:


Cheating Spouses
Acid Reflux
Broadband Internet
Cerebral Palsy
Computer Forensics
CRM
Debt Consolidation
Drug Rehabilitation
Email Marketing
Forex Trading
Hair Removal
Heartburn Treatment
Identity Theft
Liposuction
Medical Alerts
Network Storage
Online Degrees
Payday Advances
Prostate Cancer
Royal Caribbean
Stock Trading
Tooth Whitening
Dentures
Ankle Bands
Protein Shakes
Banks
Cafe World
City of Wonder
Cityville
Frontierville
Mafia Wars
Pet Society
Treasure Isle
Final Fantasy
World of Warcraft
Starcraft 2
Game Testing
Cholesterol
Fertility
Coldsores
Premenstrual Tension
Burns
Allergic Reactions
internet marketing tactics

Menu:

Transmission Of Avian Flu From Birds To Humans
Aka Bird Flu
Cold And Flu Similarities And Differences5c
Flu Contingency Plan
Flu/type A
How Do Body Viruses Work
How Viruses Work Computer
How Do Body Viruses Work
Raising Birds Or Poultry
Reproduction Of Viruses Work
Similarities And Difference Of Bird
Transmission Of Avian Flu From Birds To Humans
Typea Flue
Raising Pheasents And Bird Flu
Infamous Bird Flu Epidemic
Nano Antiviral Masks
Mask To Protect From Bird Flu
Do I Need A Mask To Put In My Respirator For Bird Flu
Bird Flu Mask Nano
Bird Flu Masks Nano
Buy Nano Mask
Difference Of Bird Flu And Sars
What Is The Difference Between Sars And Bird Flu
Nano Respiratory Mask
Buy Nanomask
Mask Kids Virus
Body Viruses
What Are The Basic Differences Between Bird Flu And Human Influenza
Virus Works Human
National Influenza Centres 28nics29 Contingency Plan Singapore

Privacy Policy

Nano Virus In Human

Birdflu


Click here for Satellite TV software for your PC *NEW*




To lessen your chances of catching an illness from wild birds, you should always wash your hands carefully with soap or hand sanitizer after handling bird feeders, bird nests, birdbaths, or water infected with bird droppings. You should also keep away from touching bird droppings or dead birds. If you absolutely must move a dead bird, use gloves that can be thrown away or double plastic bags.

With that said, there are still ten things you should be aware in regards to the avian flu.

Avian flu viruses have spread among birds throughout the world for many years and are for the most part not a threat to other birds or humans. Although it is not common for humans to catch the disease from birds, when it does happen it is typically because they have been too close to dead or dying birds or their fecal matter.

The avian flu actually results in fewer deaths than any other type of flu. Since 2003, there have only been about 151 people in the whole world who have died because of the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian flu virus. None of these deaths occurred in the United States. However, because migrating birds are now moving South- and Westward from Russia where their summer feeding grounds are located, there is more of a chance that the virus will spread globally.

In almost all of the cases where humans have become sick due to the H5N1 virus, it has found that these individuals were in close contact with infected poultry or poultry products.

Individuals do not need to give up many of the associated bird activities that they enjoy. It is still safe to feed wild birds, watch birds, and monitor nest boxes. People just need to keep certain safety precautions in mind. These include washing their hands properly, not touching dead birds, and staying away from birdbath water that might harbor fecal matter of potentially contaminated birds.

There are two types of the avian virus, low pathogenic and high pathogenic.

The second is more dangerous and less common. Although the highly pathogenic H5N1 virus does not easily spread from person to person, there is a risk that the virus could change and become more dangerous. However, it is not possible to know when or if this will happen.

The only known cases of humans becoming contaminated with the highly pathogenic H5N1 virus from wild birds were found in Azerbaijan. When this happened, seven people came down with disease after they de-feathered swans, four of these individuals died. Occurrences of the H5N1 virus have been found more frequently among domestic poultry than among wild birds. However, the best way for farmers to keep illness out of their flocks is to practice good bio-security, hygiene and protection measures, which should include disinfections at both the entry to and the exit from farms

Around 200 million domestic chickens, turkeys, geese, and ducks have died from H5N1 infections or have been gathered to prevent the spread of illness. However, the Food Standards Agency has stated that there is no need for people to stop eating poultry or eggs, as they have not been recognized as causing the avian flu in humans.



The highly pathogenic H5N1 virus has been spotted in 45 wild bird species. Although most noted epidemics have been among waterfowl and, to a smaller degree, shorebirds and gulls.

It is possible for wild birds to carry the highly pathogenic H5N1 virus with them when they migrate. Typically though, the virus appears to have been distributed to new areas through the transportation of infected poultry and poultry products.

Please use the form below to comment on this page:

Name:
Email Address: (kept private)
Comments:
Let me know if my message is replied to: yes
Please enter the digits 513 in the box. This keeps away spam robots:
72.249.143.2190 requests per minute. Scraper Total time: 0 seconds. Current time: 9:40:42 AM