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Review on Avian Flu

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 8)

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Page : 1050-1052

Keywords : Avian influenza; H5N1; WHO; viruses; birds; infection;

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The World Health Organization (WHO) contemplates the Avian Influenza viruses a public health threat with pandemic possible. The upcoming human influenza pandemic, if seeded by the avian influenza a virus, is approximate to have a possible mortality rate of beyond a hundred million. Outbreaks in poultry come to be connected with human transmission. WHO has recorded 258 certified human infections with a mortality rate of more than 50%. Bird - to - human transmission of the H5N1 influenza virus is SUITABLE by the oral - fecal way. The most productive defense in opposition to influenza pandemic prospective a directed vaccine to extract a specific immune response regards the strain or strains of the influenza virus. However, up to there is an influenza pandemic, there is no proof that antiviral used in the treatment of an outbreak would reduce morbidity (disease condition) or mortality (death rate). Monitoring of the human populations for the highly pathogenic H5N1 is being managed. Infection - control is estimated and an emergency response plan is analyzed.

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