How does bird flu effect humans?

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bird flu effects humans becouse humans can catch it and DIE

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Is a death caused by bird flu?

Humans and birds can die from avian "bird" flu. Up to 60% of humans who get avian flu can die.

What virus is caused by bird flu?

It is really the other way around, viruses cause bird flu; the bird flu does not cause other viruses, just the viruses of bird flu. There are various types of bird flu. The two types of avian (bird) flu currently known to infect humans are H5N1 and H7N9.

Are any chickens dangerous to human?

At times the chickens are dangerous to humans. They can give you bird flu. Bird flu can be lethal.

Why bird flu cannot be easily spred to humans?

You pick up bird flu from bird faeces, so it is unlikely to go from person to person.

Who is infected of bird flu?

It is currently known to be possible for the following to be infected with H5N1, the highly pathogenic form of "Bird Flu" that humans can get: Pigs, birds (both wild and domestic), and humans.

How is the bird flu virus transmitted to humans?

Through insect bites

Can Bird Flu be passed to humans?

Yes, but it's very rare

Was there a bird flu going around?

There was a disease that was affecting humans called 'bird flu' that caused a scare a few years ago but is now extinct. it was called bird flu because it was mainly affecting birds

Can viruses be inside only humans?

Not at all. Examples dogs with parvovirus, swine flu, bird flu, and others.

How do you know if a bird has the flu?

* You can't tell if a bird has Bird Flu.* But the only way you can get Bird Flu is when you get in close contact with a bird.* Even a pet bird could posibly have it, but only if it came from the wild.* Only an infected bird can pass it on to dogs, cats, even humans or any other living thing.

Can people get bird flu?

yes. bird flu is the flu.

Can chickens spread parasites to humans?

No, Bird Flu also known as Avian Influenza,or Avian Flu can't be spread to humans. Bird flu refers to strains of influenza that primarily affect wild and domesticated birds. In the late 1990s, a new strain of bird flu arose which was unusually severe (highly pathogenic), resulting in the deaths of hundreds of millions of birds, including poultry. Although bird flu is contagious and spreads easily among birds, it is uncommon for it to be transmitted to humans.

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