avian influenza

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avian influenza:

see influenzainfluenza
or flu,
acute, highly contagious disease caused by a RNA virus (family Orthomyxoviridae); formerly known as the grippe. There are three types of the virus, designated A, B, and C, but only types A and B cause more serious contagious infections.
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com/) Globe and Mail , said much of the avian bird flu virus crisis still centers in B.
Like every poultry farmer in the country, the County Durham man has every right to be nervous about how robust the contingency plans for avian bird flu will turn out to be.
It is now timely to lift most of the import restrictions as all necessary information provided by the two countries indicate that the high pathogenic avian bird flu outbreaks in the two countries have been confined to a limited area," Byrne said.
com), creator of a line of powerful products that utilize patented ABL SilverSol Technology[TM] to combat pathogens associated with many of the world's most harmful diseases, today announced successful preliminary results on tests performed using the company's products against two strains of the avian bird flu virus.
He bought the business from Nick Powell, who made a fortune selling facemasks during the avian bird flu scare in 2006 and 2007.
Preliminary in vitro tests performed by two separate independent laboratories, using the company's ABL SilverSol Technology(TM) at 10 parts per million against two strains of the H5-N1 and H3-N2 subtype of the Avian Bird Flu virus, indicated that the ABL products could neutralize the virus.
KEY workers are to get protection from Avian bird flu after a deal between the Government and drug companies, it was revealed yesterday.
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