Bird flu: What is avian influenza, how does it spread, which viruses infect humans and should we be worried?

November 23rd, 2021

ABC Online, Other, 23/11/2021, Belinda Smith
The COVID-19 pandemic may have crushed seasonal flu to historically low levels , but another type of flu avian influenza or bird flu has showed no signs of slowing. […] Larger birds, such as ducks and geese, tend to ferry bird flu viruses around the world, said Frank Wong, a CSIRO Australian Animal Health Laboratory microbiologist and World Organisation for Animal Health reference expert for highly pathogenic and low pathogenic avian influenza.

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