Avian Influenza

Bird flu is an influenza virus that is commonly transmitted to humans through the contact with poultry, mainly through droppings, but also through other means.

There are a few subtypes of bird flu, but all are extremely contagious and are capable of infecting humans.

What is it? A virus that has the potential to cause major damage to both humans and animals.

It is currently responsible for major economic losses in the poultry industry and is a major threat to public health.

A bird flu, caused by the influenza A virus, is an infectious disease that affects birds.