Avian-flu Sentence Examples
Until relatively recently avian flu was thought only to infect birds.
There is every reason to believe that SARS and now avian flu will be followed by other public health challenges.
The current level of risk to human health posed by H7 avian flu is very low.
However, Intervet claims these excretions would not be large enough spread avian flu.
They are unlikely to be carrying avian flu but they can suffer from other infections that people can catch.Advertisement
There has only been one isolated case of H5N1 avian flu in the UK to date.
H7 avian flu remains largely a disease in birds, which does not transmit easily to humans.
The other great uncertainty is the effect of an avian flu epidemic in the EU.
Our latest assessment is that there is a high risk of further global geographic spread of avian flu in birds.
The current H5N1 strain of avian flu virus does not transmit easily from birds to mammals like cats.Advertisement
The only countries to apply for permission to use preventative vaccination against avian flu H5N1 were France and Holland.
There are 15 types of avian flu virus that affects birds.
People living in rural areas have been raising backyard chickens for decades without any trouble, but diseases like avian flu have raised a number of concerns, as has the possibility of salmonella.
Avian bird flu media reports have been filled with outbreak potential in recent weeks, with much press given to the threat of a pandemic, prompting President Bush to implement a plan to combat an outbreak of avian flu.