H5N1 Influenza

H5N1 infection in humans can cause severe disease and has a high mortality rate. It is the most common form of bird flu Influenza that is distributed thought the world. It has caused symptomatic and asymptomatic infections in many vertebrate species, including a large variety of birds such as ducks, geese, terns, chickens, quail, turkeys, pheasants, starlings and budgerigars, as well as in gibbons, baboons, chimpanzees and humans. In many cases, bird flu in humans grows into a serious disease that should be treated on time in the hospital and may require intensive care. People who work with poultry farming are suggested to follow biosecurity and infection control practices. They include the use of suitable personal protective equipment and careful attention to hygiene. The antiviral medicine oseltamivir can decrease the severity of illness and prevent death. It should be used in all cases.

  • Antiviral medicines
  • Seasonal influenza
  • Pandemic influenza & management
  • Avoid Sources of Exposure
  • Biosecurity
  • Infection control practices

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