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Known as bird flu, the illness is carried by birds, wild fowl and some mammals.
Recent bird flu outbreaks on farms across Europe and Asia have given food companies further cause to stick with egg alternatives rather than risking another supply disruption, industry officials say.
Next up in difficulty: predicting whether a virus like H7N9 bird flu, which can infect humans but isn’t known to cause major outbreaks, will eventually do so.
Mordus said the bird flu is transmitted from chickens to humans through blood contact.
Infectious disease experts worry that canine flu could one day mutate and become contagious for humans—the way bird flu and swine flu have in the past.
Exotic pets can spread salmonella, herpes, tuberculosis, SARS, bird flu, and more.
This type of research gained notoriety in 2011 when two labs engineered a highly pathogenic form of bird flu to transmit more easily between mammals.
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