What is bird flu?
Avian influenza (H5N1) virus is popular in the name of bird flu. The infection of this dangerous virus affects humans and birds more. Bird flu infection affects birds most like chicken, turkey, geese and duck species. It can lead to the death of humans and birds.
Types of viruses
Before getting information about the virus called bird flu, you should know how many types of vagus it is. Only after having complete knowledge about this will help you in the treatment. Typically viruses are of three types – A, B and C are considered the most dangerous A in all three. This virus can spread through both humans and animals. That is why bird flu is kept under Type A virus.
Symptoms of bird flu
- Fever and coughing in the nose
- Pain in the head
- Swelling in the neck
- Pain in the muscles of the stomach
- Feeling pain in the lower abdomen
- Breathing problems
- Conjunctivitis in the eye
- Feeling vomiting
How this virus spreads?
This virus spreads only by being very close to infected chickens or other birds. That is, living in direct or indirect contact with different species of poultry, bird flu virus spreads to humans, even if the poultry is alive or killed. In humans, these viruses spread through their eyes, mouth and nose. In addition, infection is also spread by cleaning or bypassing the infected birds.
What is the treatment of bird flu?
Bird flu is treated with antiviral drug oslatamivir (Tamiflu) and zanamivir (Relenza). To reduce this virus should rest completely. Talk about infusing influenza vaccine with your doctor. This vaccine reduces the risk of infection of birds and human flu virus together.
What precautions should take?
Following are the precautions that you should take in bird flu:
Stay away from the dead birds If a bird dies near you, then give it to the concerned department.
Do not eat non-veg in the area of bird flu from where to buy non-veneer, keep in mind the cleaning of the cleaning, try to wear a mask.
A healthy diet should be taken in which the maximum is liquid.
For the bird flu to not spread among other people, the patient should be kept alone.
Use alcohol hand sanitizers.
Cutting boards, utensils which come in contact with poultry substitutes, wash them well with soapy hot water.
Keep cooking the chicken until the juice is cleaned, the temperature to cook at least 165 Fahrenheit (74 Celsius). The upper layer of the ovary is often contaminated by the faeces of the birds. So keep the raw and undergrowth eggs separately.