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What Is Avian Influenza?

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Avian Influenza is an infectious disease that is transmitted mostly by infected birds. This influenza has three types: A,B,C. The most fatal one is the type A. The virus first appearance was in migratory shore bird in Africa in 1960. Avian Flu was first discovered in humans in Hong Kong in 1997. By that time the virus was not known as a Bird Flu, so there were feared that the virus would sweep the community and kill many because another subtype of influenza swept around the world in 1918 (Davidson, 2011)
First, the Avian Flu is also transmitted to pigs, ferrets, horses, whales and seals. However, this disease is not spread among others species. The virus is present in protein sacks with a case of eight loosely connected genes. Moreover, there
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