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Bird Flu Symptoms

Bird Flu Symptoms

The earliest symptom of bird flu normally is a lot like that of human flu: a sudden high fever. After that, the symptoms normally tend to be different. Bird flu patients sometimes will have a runny nose. People that have the bird flu tend to have lower respiratory symptoms, especially cough and shortness of breath. Other early symptoms may include diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, lung pain, and bleeding from the nose and gums.

Other symptoms of bird flu (Avian influenza, H5N1) are

  • Sore throat
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Pneumonia
  • Respiratory distress
  • Respiratory failure
  • The symptoms of bird flu can depend on which virus caused the infection. If you have flu like symptoms the chances of you having Bird flu are extremely small. Bird flu is a virus that primarily affects birds at this point. Humans have caught the disease but it is limited at this time. The bad news is over half of the people that have got the Bird Flu Virus have died. All people who have caught bird flu had close contact with infected birds.

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