What is avian influenza (bird flu)?
Avian influenza is a type of influenza that usually infects birds. There are a number of different avian influenza strains, and they vary in severity. Most people infected with avian influenza have had direct contact with infected chickens or other poultry. So far, there is no evidence that bird flu can spread readily from one person to another.
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Last Updated: December 31, 2012