H7N9 Bird Flu (Avian Influenza)Date: April 19th, 2013
Source: National Extension Disaster Education Network
H7N9 is an avian Influenza. Avian Influenza (commonly referred to as Bird Flu) is a disease of wild birds and domestic poultry caused by many different subtypes of Type A influenza virus. The natural reservoir for Type A influenza viruses is wild water birds such as ducks and geese. New influenza A subtypes are continually emerging in the waterfowl population due to the constant mutation of the virus.
|«||Water Education Network||Protect Yourself and Others after a Chemical Fire||»|
Keywords: bird flu, h7n9, h7n9 avian influenza, h7n9 bird flu