Bird flu who
Influenza A virus subtype H5N1, also known as “bird flu“, A(H5N1) or simply H5N1, is a subtype of the Influenza A virus which can cause illness in humans and many other animal species. A bird-adapted strain of H5N1, called HPAI A(H5N1) for “highly pathogenic avian influenza virus of type A of subtype H5N1″, is the causative agent of H5N1 flu, commonly known as “avian influenza” or “bird flu”. It is enzootic in many bird populations, especially in Southeast Asia.
No related posts.