People usually see influenza as a harmless ailment that lasts just a few of days. Poultry people know better. The influenza virus is much more dangerous than one would believe. Some types have the ability to become a killer for animals as well as for humans and may transfer between species.
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Keywords: health, poultry disease, avian influenza, bird flu, infection