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bird flu

a form of influenza occurring in poultry mainly in Japan, China and Southeast Asia, caused by a virus capable of spreading to humans Also called avian flu
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the highly contagious avian strain A virus known to have been transmitted directly and with increased virulence to humans; also called [Avian influenza], avian flu , fowl plague


Bird flu is nearly 100% fatal to birds.

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