Bird flu protection

There are many items that you can aquire to help protect you against bird flu. All of these preventative measures come with pros and cons that you should consider.

In this section we have created a page for each of the protective measures that we have seen to offer at least strong potential in the fight to survive a potential global bird flu pandemic.

Please select from the list to the left to find out about bird flu masks, bird flu protective clothing, tamiflu, and relenza.

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First Human Case of H7N4 Bird Flu Confirmed in China: What You Need to Know - Newsweek Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:31:56 GMT

Newsweek

First Human Case of H7N4 Bird Flu Confirmed in China: What You Need to Know
Newsweek
Bird flu symptoms in humans include mild to severe pink eye, fever, cough, sore throat and muscle aches. The patient was admitted to the hospital on January 1 and stayed until the 22nd. Although her identity has not been disclosed, media outlets ...

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World's first human case of H7N4 bird flu identified in China - CNN - CNN Thu, 15 Feb 2018 18:24:15 GMT

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Hong Kong on alert after China confirms world's first human case of ... - South China Morning Post Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:55:04 GMT

South China Morning Post

Hong Kong on alert after China confirms world's first human case of ...
South China Morning Post
Health authorities warn holiday travellers to avoid contact with live poultry as Jiangsu woman tests positive for virulent avian influenza strain.

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First Human 'Bird Flu' Case Confirmed in China - PrecisionVaccinations (press release) Sat, 17 Feb 2018 22:57:16 GMT

PrecisionVaccinations (press release)

First Human 'Bird Flu' Case Confirmed in China
PrecisionVaccinations (press release)
The National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) confirmed the first human case of avian influenza A (H7N4) ever reported was confirmed in Changzhou of Jiangsu Province from February 10 to 14, 2018. Changzhou borders Zhenjiang to the west and ...

Here's why it's so hard to make a better flu vaccine - NBCNews.com Wed, 14 Feb 2018 20:58:43 GMT

NBCNews.com

Here's why it's so hard to make a better flu vaccine
NBCNews.com
That's a little bit how the immune system works, and the flu virus is gaming that recognition technology. It sneaks past the body's immune system to cause misery and mayhem, even as new vaccines update the biological equivalent of facial recognition ...
Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report | Seasonal Influenza (Flu) | CDCCDC
Interim Estimates of 201718 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness United States, February 2018 | MMWR - CDCCDC

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How Effective Is the 2018 Flu Shot? Here's What You Should Know - TIME Wed, 07 Feb 2018 20:13:03 GMT

TIME

How Effective Is the 2018 Flu Shot? Here's What You Should Know
TIME
Vaccination has been recommended for decades as the best way to protect yourself against flu, but it's no silver bullet. The shot's effectiveness varies from year to year, depending on the closeness of the match between that season's viruses and the ...
Weekly U.S. Influenza Surveillance Report | Seasonal Influenza (Flu) | CDCCDC

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PHL to regain bird flu-free status by March - Business Mirror Sun, 04 Feb 2018 16:20:28 GMT

Business Mirror

PHL to regain bird flu-free status by March
Business Mirror
The discovery of AI in a layer farm in Cabiao last November reset the country's countdown to bird flu-free status. The government has earlier targeted to notify the OIE last December 20, after the cleaning and disinfection of AI-affected farms in San ...

First case of bird flu strain confirmed in Co Tipperary - Irish Times Fri, 09 Feb 2018 17:39:35 GMT

Irish Times

First case of bird flu strain confirmed in Co Tipperary
Irish Times
A white-tailed sea eagle found dead in Co Tipperary was carrying the only case detected in Ireland so far of a highly infectious strain of bird flu, it has been confirmed. The Department of Agriculture said on Friday that tests had shown the type of ...
Strain of bird flu in Ireland same as on the continent - DepartmentIrish Farmers Journal
Bird flu case confirmed in wild bird found in Tipperary |... - NewstalkNewstalk 106-108 fm
First case of 'highly pathogenic' bird flu found in eagle in Tipperarythejournal.ie
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Chicken sample from Hong Kong vendor positive for bird flu virus, as ... - South China Morning Post Tue, 23 Jan 2018 10:37:35 GMT

South China Morning Post

Chicken sample from Hong Kong vendor positive for bird flu virus, as ...
South China Morning Post
Food safety authority says 'very slim' chance of infection if product properly handled.
China chicken sample tests positive for H5 bird flu virus - The StandardHong Kong Standard (press release)

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China reports world's first human case of H7N4 bird flu virus - ABS-CBN News Wed, 14 Feb 2018 18:12:00 GMT

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China reports world's first human case of H7N4 bird flu virus
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According to the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the genes of the H7N4 virus were found to be of avian origin. A highly pathogenic bird flu virus H7N9 first emerged in China in 2013, having infected 1,564 people as of last October, mainly by contact with live poultry or from tainted environment, according to the World Health Organization. Another deadly bird flu strain, H5N1, was first found to have spread from live poultry to humans in Hong Kong in 1997, killing six of 18 people infected that year.

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