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Bird flu: NHS issues WARNING as deadly outbreak spreads – how to avoid infection

Bird flu is a deadly infection that’s caused by the H5N1, H7N9, and H5N6 influenza viruses. While common among birds, it can infect humans on rare occasions. The H5N1 virus has infected 860 people worldwide, according to latest World Health Organization figures. More than 450 people have died. Since March 2013, the H7N9 virus has infected 1,565 people, and 612 ...

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