We know that now we are suffering from coronavirus so afraid of any other pandemic or viral that can affect the health. suddenly the headlines of TV channels are Bird flu cases are seen in birds and lots of birds dead in some states or city.
We all aware of Bird flu because we have suffered from bird flu signs & symptoms, causes, and other treatments but the main importance is a precaution to spread in humans because chicken and eggs are a favorite food of humans.
we all well-known of these are avian influenza H5N1 viruses which circulate mostly in poultry. There is a big risk of transmission of avian influenza virus for those handling eggs, chicken, and other poultry birds.
If poultry owners and staff not handled properly with gloves and other safety measures, health experts have warned about the risk and even if it is converted into an outbreak then it is also not easy to cure.
This viral infection can infect not only birds but also human beings and other animals. Most forms of the virus are restricted to birds or come from birds so if we found lots of birds dead so the experts are active to find out the reason behind it.
Symptoms of Bird flu.
- runny nose
- sore throat
- respiratory difficulties
- fever (over 100.4°F or 38°C)
- muscle aches
- sore throat
- other also.
Causes of bird flu
Firstly bird flu infection seen in Hong kong in 1997. and the main it linked with handling infected poultry.
The main cause or we can say bird flu spread with the use of animal to animal or animal to humans and the virus is H5N1 seen in bird flu.
Risk factors of Bird flu.
- These are the basic things that are more at risk of bird flu.
- a poultry farmer or staff
- exposed to infected birds (Birds to Birds or animal)
- a traveler visiting affected areas (Poultry farm or place)
- a household member of an infected person
- someone who eats undercooked poultry or eggs
What are Experts’ opinion to prevent the risk of bird flu?
“It is safe to eat properly prepared and cooked poultry and game birds,” a statement on the WHO website reads.
The virus is said to be heat sensitive; hence, cooking your food at least 70 degrees Celsius (normal cooking temperature) can kill the virus in your food.
The organization further recommends preparing chicken, egg, etc., following complete hygiene practice, and if possible for some time try not to eat eggs or chicken for some time.
Management of Bird flu.
The management of bird flu is someway different because it is depend according to symptoms or we can treat the symptoms.
The main important is to prevention is better then cure in bird flu.
Chicken, Eggs are safe for you?
Chicken and Eggs are safe for humans is a big question mark at now for nonvegetarians so we want to tell you that if possible to avoid chicken, egg for some time then please avoid it otherwise use well cooked and safe place for eat chicken and eggs.