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Avian Flu

Avian influenza refers to the disease caused by infection with avian (bird) influenza (flu) Type A viruses. These viruses occur naturally among wild aquatic birds worldwide and can infect domestic poultry and other bird and animal species. Avian flu viruses do not normally infect humans. However, sporadic human infections with avian flu viruses have occurred.

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Additional information is available from the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industry.

You may also find useful information from the Alabama A&M and Auburn University Extension.

Page last updated: April 9, 2024