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Posts published in September 2020

Avian Influenza (Bird Flu)

Influenza viruses that infect birds are called avian influenza viruses. Only influenza A viruses infect birds, and all known subtypes of influenza A viruses can infect birds. However, there are substantial genetic differences between the subtypes that typically infect both people and birds. Influenza type A┬áviruses can infect people, birds, pigs, horses, and other animals, but wild birds are the…