First Known Use of avian influenza
medical Definition of avian influenza
- Most cases of avian influenza infection in humans have resulted from contact with infected poultry (e.g., domesticated chicken, ducks, and turkeys) or surfaces contaminated with secretion/excretions from infected birds.
- —The Tennessee Tribune (Nashville), 23 Mar. 2006
- And as you read this, millions of birds are being eliminated in Asia and elsewhere in an effort to contain avian flu.
- —Barry Gewen, The New York Times Book Review, 14 Mar. 2004
Learn More about avian influenza
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about avian influenza
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